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Powstanie warszawskie patrol. This Day in History: Aug 1, 1944: Warsaw Revolt begins

Powstanie warszawskie patrol. This Day in History: Aug 1, 1944: Warsaw Revolt begins

Members of the 'Kompania Koszta' stand on the corner of Sienkiewicz and Marszalkowska, reading a leaflet from the German General von dem Bach calling for the surrender of all 'Insurgents' during the Polish uprising in Warsaw during August 1944.  (l.) Jerzy Chyliński "Karol", Tadeusz Suliński "Radwan" (in glasses), Andrzej Główczewski "Marek", Wacław Krupiński "Belina" and Janusz Chyliński "Janusz".

Members of the 'Kompania Koszta' stand on the corner of Sienkiewicz and Marszalkowska, reading a leaflet from the German General von dem Bach calling for the surrender of all 'Insurgents' during the Polish uprising in Warsaw during August 1944. (l.) Jerzy Chyliński "Karol", Tadeusz Suliński "Radwan" (in glasses), Andrzej Główczewski "Marek", Wacław Krupiński "Belina" and Janusz Chyliński "Janusz".

August 4th 1944, Warsaw. Polish barricade on the Napoleon square build around German Jagdpanzer 38(t) "Hetzer" tank captured by the Home Army.  Photo: Eugeniusz Lokajski Source: Wikimedia Commons

August 4th 1944, Warsaw. Polish barricade on the Napoleon square build around German Jagdpanzer 38(t) "Hetzer" tank captured by the Home Army. Photo: Eugeniusz Lokajski Source: Wikimedia Commons

Insurgent manning a 7.92 mm 'Browning' wz. 30 on ul. Bartoszewicz.

Insurgent manning a 7.92 mm 'Browning' wz. 30 on ul. Bartoszewicz.

Soldier from the Kiliński Battalion pictured aiming his rifle at the German-occupied PAST building, 20 August 1944

Soldier from the Kiliński Battalion pictured aiming his rifle at the German-occupied PAST building, 20 August 1944

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Soldiers of the Polish Home Army photographed during the Warsaw Uprising it's a good guess to say that the majority of these soldiers photographed were killed fighting.

Soldiers of the Polish Home Army photographed during the Warsaw Uprising it's a good guess to say that the majority of these soldiers photographed were killed fighting.

An Sd.Kfz. 251 captured by the Polish insurgents from 8-th "Krybar" Regiment, on Na Skarpie Boulevard on August 14, 1944 from 5.SS-Pz.Div. "Wiking". Bringing the transport into Insurgent controlled territory through barricade on ul. Kopernik. The insurgents gave the vehicle name "Gray Wolf" and used it in attack on Warsaw University.

An Sd.Kfz. 251 captured by the Polish insurgents from 8-th "Krybar" Regiment, on Na Skarpie Boulevard on August 14, 1944 from 5.SS-Pz.Div. "Wiking". Bringing the transport into Insurgent controlled territory through barricade on ul. Kopernik. The insurgents gave the vehicle name "Gray Wolf" and used it in attack on Warsaw University.

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