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The Polish Independant Reserve Brigade
In Photographs

Former Polish President-in-exile Juliusz Sokolnicki greeting Senior NATO Commander, Lieutenant General George Seignious who had previously been awarded the Order of the White Eagle by Sokolnicki's government.

Historic photograph of Lech Walesa, leader of 'Solidarity' being invested with the Order of Polonia Restituta by President Sokolnicki's Government-in-exile. Left to right: Lech Walesa; General Bernard Witucki PIRB, Minister without portfolio; Reverend Father Henryk Jankowski, Liaison Advisor. Gdansk, Poland. 4th February 1988.

Brigadier General Oliver L. Peacock Jr. of South Carolina State Guard and also a senior officer in the Polish (Independent) Reserve Brigade during the 'Exile' period.

Decorations include White Eagle, Polonia Restituta, Virtuiti Military, Order of Saint Stanislas.

    * * * * * * *             Former Polish President-in-exile, Juliusz Sokolnicki receiving the 'Freedom of the City of London' for his tireless fight against Communism during the Cold War. Guildhall, London 22nd July 1993.      

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  Photographs : Pan Michael Subritzky-Kusza
 

Lech Walesa addressing a large crowd of 'Solidarity' members at the Gdansk shipyards.On Walesa's right stands Reverend Father Henryk Jankowski while on his left stands General Bernard Witucki PIRB. Gdansk, Poland. 6th November 1988.

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