(1892–1994), Polish Army officer who commanded a motorized brigade in the Polish campaign. He escaped to the UK, was promoted maj-general, then commanded the 1st Polish Armoured Division which, as part of the First Canadian Army, fought in north-west Europe, notably at Falaise during the Normandy campaign and in the Netherlands. He was promoted lt-general in May 1945.
From The Oxford Companion to World War II in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: Second World War.