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Old 12-27-2014, 09:41 PM   #1
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Warrant Officer Józef Wyrostkiewicz, Polish Army In France/Polish Resettlement Corps

Here is the story of Sergeant Józef Wyrostkiewicz, a Polish labourer that escaped German/Soviet invasion and occupation of Poland, German invasion of France and then French State to serve in England and later move to the United States. According to Mark Ostrowski at the height of the Polish Army In The West there were only 14,210 Polish serving who had escaped occupied Europe. This is just one saga of travel and unit reformations spanning 1939 to the 1960's.

This first identification (that is currently AWOL) was issued on 21st October 1939 in Bochnia, whilst the town was under German military occupation.
At this time he was still a civilian but that would change. He will have fled south through Hungary or Romania at some date soon after as the next time he pops up he is in "the west".
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