10 results found for: Warsaw (Uprising)

Search results for: Warsaw (Uprising)

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ROEFLER, Irmina (#177)

…still in her teens, was an AK COURIER and represents all POLISH WOMEN, the triumphs and tragedies of POLAND, the POLISH HOME ARMY (ARMII KRAJOWEJ) and the AK’s RESISTANCE, specifically for her 80,000 comrades-in-arms during the heroic but doomed WARSAW UPRISING & the BATTLE OF WARSAW 1 Aug – 3…

CAUCHI, Michael (#262)

…Valour for his participation in 31 Sqn SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE Liberatqrs on the dangerous supply drop support missions for the WARSAW UPRISING by 205 Group; he also flew on the Romanian PLOESTI OIL attacks and River DANUBE MINJNG operational sorties; he also represents the outstanding importance, valour and service…

CHESHIRE, Geoffrey Leonard (#31)

…1944, OM 1981, created 1991 Baron Cheshire, books include Bomber Pilot 1943, Pilgrimage to the Shroud 1956, The Face of Victory 1961, The Hidden World 1981, The Light of Many Suns 1985, married Constance Binney (deceased), 1959 Susan Ryder (who was created 1979 Baroness Ryder of Warsaw; one son, one…

DUDGEON, AG (#187)

…TRAINING SCHOOL, RAF HABBANIYA to help defeat the German backed Rashid Ali REBEL UPRISING in IRAQ Apr-May41, which, unless scotched so promptly, could have led to a rapid decline of British influence in the MIDDLE EAST. Later Wg Cdr Dudgeon was Wg Cdr Flying at DOWN AMPNEY for the HORSAS…

DAVID, W Dennis (#18)

…Light Blue Pimpernel” for his part in helping 400 Hungarians to escape after the failure of the uprising in 1956. David had a lifelong fondness for dogs, and indulged this by purchasing a greyhound named Flash Harry. It enjoyed a measure of success and his staff at the Ministry of…

GRANDY, John (#2)

…in changing tactics to low level flying in order to counter his V-Force’s growing vulnerability to the increasingly effective air defence radar system of the Warsaw Pact. Grandy’s appointment in 1965 as the Commander-in-Chief of Far East Command during the period of confrontation with Indonesia gave him responsibility for the…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…drops WARSAW UPRISING, flew Romanian PLOESTI OIL attacks and River DANUBE MINJNG #31 Geoffrey Leonard CHESHIRE Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard, Baron CHESHIRE of Woodhall Spa VC OM DSO** DFC Recipient of the Victoria Cross. VR Oxford UAS, 102, 35, Wing Commander OC 76 Sqn, CO Marston Moor, Master Bomber 617…

Resistance

…ITALIAN ARMY, he with 38th GARIBALDI BRIGADE near PIACENZA, 23May44 1st municipality occupied, wife’s family in RESISTANCE For: 200.000 enrolled PARTISANS with ALLIES #177 Irmina ROEFLER Mrs Irmina ROEFLER (née RUNO) 1944 teenager POLISH HOME ARMY COURIER 80 for the,000 heroic comrades in doomed WARSAW UPRISING by Stalin’s duplicity1Aug-30ct44; 18,000…

Civilians and War Production

…Brusa signal-sharing agreement for UK. ALLIED CRYPTOGRAPHIC TEAMS, BLETCHLEY PARK Huts & ULTRA INTELLIGENCE. #98 Margaret Susan CHESHIRE Margaret Susan Cheshire (Lady SUE RYDER) Baroness of WARSAW, CMG OBE Volunteer for Special Operations Executive, and widow of [No. 31: Leonard CHESHIRE, q.v.] SOE’s (Gen. GUBBINS) ‘magnificent’ WOMEN’S TRANSPORT SERVICE of…

Alan Pollock

…three They Were There: Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat Signatories: Harold Balfour #13, Leonard Cheshire VC #31, and his wife Lady Sue Ryder, Baroness of Warsaw #98. A number of other figures also had interesting experiences in the Second World War: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who wrote the Foreword,…

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