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The Poms who stood by the Poles in WW2


Ksysia 25 | 430  
1 Dec 2009 /  #151
I think that there is a mistake here going on and on. Citizen is not the same as national. You can be an ethnic Tatar and a Polish Citizen. Right?

My one Great Grandfather, last name Sprinz, had sat the war out in an Oflag. He was a Polish Citizen and a foreigner, married to a Polish lady. He had not seen a day of fighting I'm told. His daughter was a sanitariuszka, and she carried ammo for the Polish AK (Armia Krajowa), she's mentioned in 'W poszumie lasow koneckich'.

On my BF's side, his Grandpa was conscripted by the Soviets and has a medal for battle wounds (he never shows it). Somebody of their family were in AK (Afrika Korps). Most were smugglers.

Life is never easy, eh?

What about Kleeberg and Haller, Polish Citizens and Military Officers - of German extraction? They are great heroes to me.
Ironside 51 | 11,510  
1 Dec 2009 /  #152
bangs head repeatedly against PF wall*

stop banging its no good for you......
start thinking ,,,,
Bratwurst Boy 12 | 11,712  
1 Dec 2009 /  #153
Yeah...I'm starting to think why I bother to write well founded facts if they are still ignored...:(
Ironside 51 | 11,510  
1 Dec 2009 /  #154
What facts ? that there was no Polish nationals in German army?and I'm not talking about citizenship.
Bratwurst Boy 12 | 11,712  
1 Dec 2009 /  #155
and I'm not talking about citizenship.

Sure you were!
Marek11111 9 | 816  
1 Dec 2009 /  #156
during ww1 there ware Poles in Russian army, German army, Austrian army, French army and there ware Poles in polish legion
it's nature of war you conscript able bodies to serve in your army to replace losses.

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