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Grey Ranks (Electronic Edition) By Jason Morningstar
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Grey Ranks is an award-winning role-playing game for three to five players that puts you in the shoes of child soldiers during the Warsaw Uprising. The game is designed to be played over three... More > sessions and includes a scene structure, with each scene corresponds to a specific date in 1944. You'll choose historical and dramatic elements that pique your interest to include in each scene. The game is collaborative, and together with your friends you'll work to create challenging, exciting, and poignant scenes for your crew - some mission-oriented, and some strictly personal. Co-Winner of the 2008 Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming Winner of the 2007 Indie RPG Awards for Independent Game of the Year and Innovation in a Roleplaying Game Winner of the Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo 2005 Game Chef Competition PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing the print edition of Grey Ranks entitles you to a free copy of the PDF.< Less
Grey Ranks (Softcover Edition) By Jason Morningstar
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Grey Ranks is an award-winning role-playing game for three to five players that puts you in the shoes of child soldiers during the Warsaw Uprising. The game is designed to be played over three... More > sessions and includes a scene structure, with each scene corresponds to a specific date in 1944. You'll choose historical and dramatic elements that pique your interest to include in each scene. The game is collaborative, and together with your friends you'll work to create challenging, exciting, and poignant scenes for your crew - some mission-oriented, and some strictly personal. Co-Winner of the 2008 Diana Jones Award for Excellence in Gaming Winner of the 2007 Indie RPG Awards for Independent Game of the Year and Innovation in a Roleplaying Game Winner of the Mid-Atlantic Convention Expo 2005 Game Chef Competition PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing the print edition of Grey Ranks entitles you to a free copy of the PDF. Contact us after purchase for your download link.< Less
Between Black Death and Red Plague By Maria Szubert
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This short book captures Maria Szubert’s reminiscences of the Second World War and life under communism in Poland. It offers a revealing snapshot of the terror and some of the hardships she... More > endured during the war and the privations she suffered under communism, which held Poland in its grip until 1989. The book undoubtedly reflects the author’s deep humanity and her compassion towards the Nazi invaders when fortune turned them from masters into slaves. Equally poignant is her forbearance in the face of Poland’s subsequent subjugation by the communist Soviet Union.< Less
From a Castle in Courland To a Rectory in Nièvre By Aleksander PLATER-ZYBERK
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This softcover version contains a compilation of the autobiography of Aleksander Plater-Zyberk “From a Castle in Courland to a Rectory in Nièvre” and “History of the Count... More > Czacki Family” by Tadeusz Czacki and his wife Maria. Year 2008 marked the 80th anniversary of the ordination of Aleksander PLATER-ZYBERK. 2008 also marked the 70th anniversary of the marriage between Count Tadeusz CZACKI and Countess Maria PLATER-ZYBERK, the sister of Aleksander. This book contains the memoirs of all three including the major wars and beyond. Translated and edited by Adam Malik.< Less
Odyseja Aliny By Andrzej Manitius
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Memoir by Alina Manitius (1908-1997) written in Polish. It describes her childhood in Ukraine, escape from a chaos of bolshevik revolution in 1919, life in Warsaw, Poland prior to 1939, the difficult... More > life in occupied Warsaw with her son and mother, the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 and escape from a German transport after the Uprising's fall. The memoir describes the happy ending of the ordeal when Alina's husband returns from internment in 1945 and the family starts rebuilding their lives in postwar Poland. The book also includes a witness account of the revolutionary chaos in Ukraine in 1919 narrated by Alina's brother Tadeusz Łada.< Less
Ghetto of Hell By STUART HAYWOOD
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The Bechowicz family were no different from thousands of other families in Warsaw during the early part of the nineteen forties. But the fact that they were Jewish condemned them to a fate only... More > firsthand experience could even begin to comprehend. The Nazi war machine systematically decreased the Jewish sector known as ‘The Warsaw Ghetto’, through murder, deportation and unthinkable horrors to achieve ‘The Final Solution’ Jan Bechowicz tries desperately to keep his family together and out of harm’s way. The uprising begins in April 1943 when he unwittingly becomes embroiled in the desperate struggle to stay alive and one step ahead of the SS. A British Captain Sam Dexter joins the courageous resistance group with the blessing of Winston Churchill, to aid the fighters and send back intelligence to London. This is a story of survival against overwhelming odds portraying the outstanding bravery and unselfish actions of the Jewish resistance fighters.< Less
Ghetto of Hell By Stuart Haywood
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The Bechowicz family were no different from thousands of other families in Warsaw during the early part of the nineteen forties. But the fact that they were Jewish condemned them to a fate only... More > firsthand experience could even begin to comprehend. The Nazi war machine systematically decreased the Jewish sector known as ‘The Warsaw Ghetto’, through murder, deportation and unthinkable horrors to achieve ‘The Final Solution’ Jan Bechowicz tries desperately to keep his family together and out of harm’s way. The uprising begins in April 1943 when he unwittingly becomes a key figure in the desperate struggle to stay alive and one step ahead of the SS. A British Captain joins the courageous resistance group with the blessing of Winston Churchill, to aid the fighters and send back intelligence to London. This is a story of survival against overwhelming odds portraying the outstanding bravery and unselfish actions of the Jewish resistance fighters.< Less
Little General Janek By Jan Skarzynski
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Set in Warsaw, Poland, during the Warsaw uprising when the locals managed to keep the invading Germans at bay for 56 days, whilst the allies looked on in awe and hopefully shame, for not intervening... More > in the conflict. Jan Skarzynski writes using a mix of personal experience and family memories of Poland during and after the Second World War. Despite the hardships and tragedies that inevitably unfold in his stories, he manages to capture the sesne of adventure and optimism during these very 'worst of times' when seen through the eyes of children.< Less
Little General Janek By Jan Skarzynski
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Set in Warsaw, Poland, during the Warsaw uprising when the locals managed to keep the invading Germans at bay for 56 days, whilst the allies looked on in awe and hopefully shame, for not intervening... More > in the conflict. Jan Skarzynski writes using a mix of personal experience and family memories of Poland during and after the Second World War. Despite the hardships and tragedies that inevitably unfold in his stories, he manages to capture the sesne of adventure and optimism during these very 'worst of times' when seen through the eyes of children.< Less
bits and pieces of my life By ruth posner
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This is a book of recollections and reflections of the authors experiences over a long period from Warsaw, Poland where she was born, through WW11 and the Warsaw Uprising. Arrival in England after... More > the war as a refugee, School and College subsequent marriage enjoying a career as dancer, teacher and choreographer in six countries including New York where she received a MA degree in Theatre Arts form Hunter College. She now lives in London where she still pursues her career as an actor.< Less