Miron Bialoszewski: A Memoir of the Warsaw Uprising

On August 1, 1944, Miron Białoszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland’s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history.
ISBN: 9781590176658
Author: Miron Bialoszewski
Page: 274
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2015
Format: Book
Publisher: NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS
Language: English

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With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the Polish capital revolted against five years of Nazi occupation, an uprising that began in a spirit of heroic optimism. Sixty-three days later it came to a tragic end. The Nazis suppressed the insurgents ruthlessly, reducing Warsaw to rubble while slaughtering some 200,000 people, mostly through mass executions. The Red Army simply looked on.

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