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  Władysław Sikorski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sikorski's fame was vastly enhanced as he became known to the Polish public as one of the heroes of the Polish-Soviet War.
Sikorski escaped to Paris, where on September 28 he joined Władysław Raczkiewicz and Stanisław Mikołajczyk in a Polish government-in-exile, becoming from September 30 the most successful, credible, and famous of the Polish prime ministers in exile.
Sikorski was the architect of the agreement reached by the Polish Government with the Soviet Union (the Sikorski-Maisky Pact of August 17, 1941), confirmed by Joseph Stalin in December of that year.
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 Knowledge King - Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Władysław Eugeniusz Sikorski (1881-4 July 1943), Polish military and political leader, was born in Polish Galicia, then in the territory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Sikorski's government was recognised by the western Allies, and commanded substantial armed forces: the Polish Navy had escaped to Britain, and many thousands of Polish troops had escaped via Romania or across the Baltic.
Sikorski was killed in an air crash over Gibraltar in July 1943.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Władysław Eugeniusz Sikorski (20 May 1881 - 4 July 1943), Polish military and political leader, was born in Polish Galicia, then in the territory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Sikorski commanded the Polesie Group during the Kiev offensive in 1920.
As the international situation deteriorated, Sikorski returned to Poland in 1938, hoping to be of service, but was refused a military post when Poland was invaded by Germany in September 1939.
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 Sikorski-Mayski Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Strongly encouraged by British Foreign Office diplomat Anthony Eden, Sikorski on July 30, 1941, opened negotiations with the Soviet ambassador to London, Ivan Mayski, to re-establish diplomatic relations between Poland and the Soviet Union.
Later that year, Sikorski went to Moscow with a diplomatic mission (including the future Polish ambassador to Moscow, Stanisław Kot, and chief of the Polish Military Mission in the Soviet Union, General Zygmunt Szyszko-Bohusz).
Sikorski was the architect of the agreement reached by both governments, that was finally signed on August 17, 1941.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Basing on his experiences in the Polish-Soviet War, Sikorski wrote Modern Warfare (1934 in French, 1943 in English), in which he advanced ideassimilar to the German concept of blitzkrieg ("lightning war").Together with Charles De Gaulle and Mikhail Tukhachevski he could be considered one of the pioneers ofblitzkrieg.
As the international situation deteriorated, Sikorski returned to Poland in 1938, hopingto be of service, but was refused a military post when Poland was invaded by Germany in September 1939.
Sikorski's government was recognised by the western Allies, and commanded substantial armed forces: the Polish Navy hadescaped to Britain, and many thousands of Polish troops had escaped via Romania oracross the Baltic.
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 Science Fair Projects - Wladyslaw Sikorski
Sikorski was born May 20, 1881, in Tuszow Narodowy, Polish Galicia, then a territory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
When Sikorski refused to accept the Soviet explanation and on April 16 requested an investigation by the International Red Cross, the Soviets accused the Polish Government of cooperating with Nazi Germany and on April 26 broke off diplomatic relations with the Polish Government in London.
On July 4, 1943, while Sikorski was returning from an inspection of Polish forces deployed in the Middle East, he was killed when his plane, B-24 Liberator AL 523, crashed into the sea 16 seconds after takeoff from Gibraltar at 23:07 hours.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sikorski was born May 20, 1881, in Tuszow Narodowy, Polish (A region (and former kingdom) in northwestern Spain on the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay) Galicia, then a territory of the (Click link for more info and facts about Austro-Hungarian Empire) Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Sikorski largely withdrew from politics, spending much of his time in (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce) Paris, France, and working with the French Ecole Superieure de Guerre (war college).
During his years as prime minister in exile, Sikorski personified the hopes and dreams of millions of Poles, as reflected in the saying, "When the sun is higher, Sikorski is nearer" ((The property of being smooth and shiny) Polish: "Gdy słoneczko wyżej, to Sikorski bliżej").
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 Tribute to General Wladyslaw Sikorski - Churchill and Estreicher.
Sikorski saw clearly that the real danger in Europe was not radical socialism, but reactionary politics which were weakening Europe, and which made her unable to defend herself against the growing Teutonic doctrine of brute force.
Sikorski considered it of great importance that Poland's war effort should be considerable and it is due to him that the Polish forces have grown to such an extent, and are today fighting on all fronts, and gaining universal respect.
Wladyslaw Sikorski bequeathed much to those he left behind, and the fact that Polands name became famous during the war was largely due to him.
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Sikorski's government was recognised by the western Allies, and commanded substantial armed forces: the Polish Navy had escaped to Britain, and many thousands of Polish troops had escaped via Romania or across the Baltic Sea.
Sikorski was killed in an air crash over Gibraltar on 4th July 1943 on a Middle East flight via Cairo, where he was visiting the Polish forces stationed in that region.
Sikorski is Minister of Military Affairs in the Wladyslaw Grabski government.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sikorski was born in Polish Galicia, then in the territory of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
When Sikorski refused to accept this, Stalin broke off diplomatic relations and started a political campaign to get Western Allies to recognize Soviet puppet Polish government led by Wanda Wasilewska, and the General Zygmunt Berling, leader of the 1st Polish Army in Russia, as the Commander-in-Chief of the entire Polish figthing force.
It ws carrying ambassador Majski, with a retuine of at least dozen unidentified officers and soldier and it flight destination was the Soviet Union, with a stop on a rarely used African airfield instead of the nearby commonly used airports at Castel Benito near Tripoli.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski Biography / Biography of Wladyslaw Sikorski Biography Biography
Wladyslaw Sikorski (1881-1943) played a major political and military role in the history of Poland.
Wladyslaw Eugeniusz Sikorski was born in Tuszow Naradowy on May 20, 1881.
Sikorski was educated in an Austrian-controlled system and served in the Austrian army.
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 The Polish Institute
The Sikorski Museum was established at the end of World War II by the exiled Polish community in London who did not wish to return home to a Russian controlled homeland.
This museum is named after General Wladyslaw Sikorski, 1881 - 1943, the war hero and leader of the Polish government-in-exile.
General Sikorski personifies the Polish national spirit, and his writing desk, together with part of a collection of his personal and military effects, is an attraction for Polish visitors.
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 SIKORSKI Family Book
It is derived from the Polish "sikora" - a titmouse or coal mouse.
Zenon F. SIKORSKI immigrated to the United States in 1890 and was naturalized in 1906.
SIKORSKI tells CHURCHILL "...but that cannot be done without Polish consent..." and asks him to delay his planned meeting with STALIN until Germany penetrates further into Russia.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sikorski ordenó a grupo de Polesie durante la ofensiva de Kiev en 1920.
En Sikorski 1940 y su gobierno movido a Londres, y comenzó a entrenar a un nuevo ejército polaco.
Sikorski fue matado en un desplome del aire sobre Gibraltar en julio de 1943.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski
Wladyslaw Sikorski was born in Galicia in Poland in 1881.
During the Russian Civil War Sikorski commanded the Northern Army, winning one of the decisive battles of the war.
Sikorski returned to Poland in 1938 but was refused a command when Poland was invaded by the
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 AllRefer.com - Wladyslaw Sikorski (Polish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wladyslaw Sikorski[vlAdi´swAf shEkOr´skE] Pronunciation Key, 1881–1943, Polish general and politician.
Sikorski restored (1941) diplomatic relations with the USSR, but after he requested International Red Cross investigation of the Katyn incident, relations were again broken off (Apr., 1943).
Sikorski died in an airplane crash near Gibraltar.
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 Sikorski, Wladyslaw --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sikorski remained neutral during Pilsudski's 1926 take-over of the government; but he joined the anti-Pilsudski opposition in 1928, after being dismissed from his command.
Sikorski was killed in an air crash at Gibraltar the following July.
The Polish writer Wladyslaw Reymont is remembered especially for his epic novel Chl (The Peasants), a blend of naturalism and realism written almost entirely in rural dialect.
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 News story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It will be followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the General Sikorski statue, at the Polish Embassy, and finish with a reception in the embassy hosted by the Polish Prime Minister, Mr Leszek Miller.
General Sikorski was buried in the Polish wargraves' section of Newark Cemetery in July 1943 after the plane in which he was travelling crashed over Gilbraltar.
General Sikorski's remains were returned to Poland 11 years ago after a service in Newark Parish Church attended by the Duke of Edinburgh.
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 Sikorsky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sikorsky is an English version of Slavic name Sikorski.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, also known as the Sikorsky Aero Engineering Company;
Wladyslaw Sikorski, Polish general and political leader during World War II;
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 Ireland Information Guide , Irish, Counties, Facts, Statistics, Tourism, Culture, How
The Government of the Polish Republic in exile maintained a continuous existence from the time of the German occupation of Poland in September 1939 until the end of the Communist rule in Poland in 1990.
Hundreds of thousands of Polish soldiers who had been taken prisoner by the Soviet Union in eastern Poland in 1939, and many other Polish prisoners and deportees, were released and were allowed to leave the country via Iran.
In an unfortunate coincidence, Sikorski, the most talented of the Polish exile leaders, was killed in an aircrash near Gibraltar in July.
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was born in the southern Polish territories occupied by Austria-Hungary, one of Poland's three partitioners.
On September 17, 1993, his remains would be transferred to the royal crypts at Wawel Castle in Kraków, Poland.
Sikorski's Liberator, in the sea just off Gibraltar, following crash (1943).
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 Wladyslaw Sikorski   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is an article about the Polish leader Władysław Sikorski.
He should not be confused with the Russian aircraft designer Igor Sikorsky.
Winston Churchill in the House of Commons, 7 July 1943
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 Biography of Wladyslaw Sikorski | Theses on Wladyslaw Sikorski
He founded a secret nationalist organization, guided the modernization of the army, and led a government-in-exile when Poland was invaded by Germany at the start of the Second World War.Wladyslaw Eugeniusz Sikorski was born in Tuszow Naradowy on May 20, 1881.
Sikorski is dead, but it is in this sense that you must think of your dead prime minister and commander-in-chief--his efforts and your sacrifices shall not be in vain.
Agreement in Principle The Wartime Partnership of General Wladyslaw Sikorski and Winston Churchill.
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