The Resource The Polish underground, 1939-1947, David G. Williamson

The Polish underground, 1939-1947, David G. Williamson

Label
The Polish underground, 1939-1947
Title
The Polish underground, 1939-1947
Statement of responsibility
David G. Williamson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.53438
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.P6
LC item number
W495 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Campaign chronicles
Label
The Polish underground, 1939-1947, David G. Williamson
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [1] Background -- Poland : a fragile state -- Planning guerrilla warfare -- Invasion and partition -- Siege of Warsaw, 7-27 September 1939 -- Formation of the Polish government-in-Exile -- "Post-September" resistance -- Creation of the Polish Underground -- Enemy-occupied Poland -- General government -- German army of occupation -- Soviet Zone -- Poles and the occupation -- [2] Campaign chronicle -- Resistance, September 1939-June 1940 -- Attempts to centralize armed resistance and avoidance of premature action -- Sabotage operations in Romania and Hungary -- Organization, supply and sabotage in Poland -- Fall of France -- Impact of the fall of France on the Polish Underground -- London and the Polish Resistance after the fall of France -- Communications with occupied Poland -- Plans for future action -- Polish resistance amongst the diaspora -- Growth of resistance in German-Occupied Poland -- Soviet-occupied Poland -- Diplomatic consequences of Barbarossa -- Conditions in Poland, June 1941-January 1943 -- Growing popular resistance -- Attempts to supply the Underground by air -- Diversionary activities in Poland -- Operation Wachlarz -- Intelligence and liaison, 1941-1942 -- Development of the Polish Home Army, June 1941-December 1942 -- British POWs and the Polish Resistance
  • The outbreak of the revolt : 1-5 August -- The German counter-offensive -- The attack on the Old Town, 8-19 August -- The insurgents retreat from the Old Town -- The city centre, Mokotów and Żoliborz -- Attitude of the Soviet Union -- Help from the Western Allies : too little and too late -- September : hanging on -- Surrender -- The civilian population during the uprising -- The three Polands, October 1944 -- Opposition to the Polish Committee of National Liberation -- The re-establishment of the Underground state in the General Government -- The Moscow Conference, October 1944 -- The AK's attempt to regroup, October 1944-January 1945 -- Supply and liaison -- Dispatch of the British Military Mission to Poland -- Intelligence, sabotage and guerrilla war in the General Government, October 1944-January 1945 -- The AL and NSZ -- Soviet advance, January 1945 -- Continuing the war against Germany outside Poland -- [3] Aftermath -- Dissolution of the AK and the emergence of NIE -- Flight and concealment -- End of the Underground state, March-June 1945 -- The revolt of April-July 1945 -- Creation of the Provisional Government of National Unity and the first amnesty -- Support for the Underground from Poles abroad -- General Anders and the former Polish Government-in-Exile -- The referendum and the General Election, 1946-1947 -- Assessment -- [4] Appendices -- I. Chronology of major events -- II. Biographies of key figures -- III. Glossary and abbreviations -- IV. Orders of battle and statistics -- V. Survivors' reminiscences
  • The written word as a weapon -- The spectre of communism : Communist partisan bands, 1941-1942 -- The Zamość crisis -- Polish Resistance in France -- Ambitious diplomatic schemes -- Deteriorating relations between the Polish government-in-exile and the USSR -- Katyń -- Anglo-American appeasement of the USSR -- The state of Poland, January 1943-August 1944 -- The streamlining of the Underground state -- Assassinations -- The Gestapo fights back -- Intelligence, 1943-1944 -- Aircraft and ballistic rocket projects -- The Communist challenge, 1943-1944 -- Jewish Resistance and the Poles -- The Warsaw Ghetto uprising, April-May 1943 -- Resistance in the other ghettos -- Źegota and Polish assistance to the Jews -- Partisan operations : the AK -- Operation Tempest -- Supplying the AK from Italy -- Operations Jula and Ewa, April 1944 -- Partisan operations : GL/AL and the "Forest People" -- The Red Army enters Polish Territory -- The political failure of Operation Tempest, January-July 1944 -- The SOE intervenes, May 1944 -- Resistance behind German lines in the General Government, January-July 1944 -- The Red Army crosses the Bug -- Polish resistance in Europe -- The Warsaw uprising : the decision to revolt
Control code
ocn881628228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 242 pages, [16] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306876810
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
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  • 618932
  • 77155c63-9cae-4b2e-a891-75950b7aaee8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3724663x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881628228
  • pebc1306876818

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