Trail of Hope: The Anders Army, An Odyssey Across Three Continents



Following the conquest of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish families were torn from their homes and sent eastwards to the arctic wastes of Siberia. Prisoners of war, refugees, those regarded as ‘social criminals’ by Stalin’s regime, and those rounded up by sheer chance were all sent ‘to see the Great White Bear’. However, with Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union in Operation Barbarossa just two years later, Russia and the Allied powers…



Trail Of Hope

Pub Date : 2016-02-25 | Author : Norman Davies | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472816054
ISBN 13 : 1472816056

Following the conquest of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in 1939, hundreds of thousands of Polish families were torn from their homes and sent eastwards to the arctic ..



White Eagle Red Star

Pub Date : 2011-04-30 | Author : Norman Davies | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781446466865
ISBN 13 : 1446466868

Surprisingly little known, the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-20 was to change the course of twentieth-century history. In White Eagle, Red Star, Norman Davies gives a full account of t..


From Warsaw To Rome

Pub Date : 2017-04-30 | Author : Martin Williams | Publisher : Pen and Sword

ISBN 10 : 9781473894907
ISBN 13 : 1473894905

In May 1944, 40,000 Polish soldiers attacked and captured the hilltops of Monte Cassino, bringing to a close the largest, bloodiest battle fought by the western Allies in the Secon..


Beneath Another Sky

Pub Date : 2017-12-07 | Author : Norman Davies | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9781846148323
ISBN 13 : 1846148324

'He writes history like nobody else. He thinks like nobody else ... He sees the world as a whole, with its limitless fund of stories' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times Where have the p..


Vanished Kingdoms

Pub Date : 2012-01-05 | Author : Norman Davies | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101545348
ISBN 13 : 1101545348

An evocative account of fourteen European kingdoms-their rise, maturity, and eventual disappearance. There is something profoundly romantic about lost civilizations. Europe's past ..


A Question Of Honor

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Lynne Olson | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307424501
ISBN 13 : 0307424502

A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known story of the refugee Polish pilots who joined the RAF and played an essential role in saving Britain from the Nazis, only to be be..


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