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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-05-2010, 09:42 AM
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Please educate me, WWII is a little recent for me. I learn what I can from documentaries, but I'm a pre-history kind of guy. Anything much after the Roman "invasion" of 43 is after my time I'm afraid lol.
The Polish Prime Minister in exile. He was a general during the Russo-Polish War and helped secure Poland's borders after independence. After the initial wars had settled down, Sikorski became Prime Minister of Poland. During the
regime Sikorski was well known as an opponent of the near dictatorial powers of the regime and was a staunch supporter of the Sejm.
During this period he was regarded as one of the foremost theorists on modern warfare, published several studies and books regarding mobile warfare. Ironically, many of Sikorski's works would be adapted by the Germans and used in their 1939 invasion of Poland. Together with de Gaulle in France, Liddell-Hart and Fuller in England, and Tukhachevsky in the Soviet Union, Sikorski is regarded in military circles as one of the fathers of
After the fall of Poland, Sikorski fled with his soldiers into Romania and then to Paris. He was chosen as the Prime Minister of the Polish Government in Exile as well as commander in chief of the Free Polish Army. His main goal was to win the war and re-establish a free and democratic Poland. Unfortunately for Poland, he was killed in a plane crash in 1943 that some have attributed to possible sabotage by the Soviets.
I feel Sikorski would be a good role model from among WW2 leaders as throughout his life he extolled democracy and freedom and opposed oppression.