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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - December 5, 1982, Tokyo, Japan Pacific sunday Pacific stars and stripes december 1982 books Noaks courier from Warsaw combines adventure and indictment courier from by Jan 477 Wayne state University by Theodore Shabad n a preface to this fascinating Memoir of the German occupation of Poland in world War Jan Nowak says that he intended to write the Book right after the War but he soon became absorbed in such activities As broadcasting to Poland Over the bbl radio free it was Only after his retirement in at the age of As director of the polish service of the Munich based Broad casting that he dug out his old notes from a perspective of More than 30 proceeded to reconstruct his experiences As a Young lieutenant in the Home the polish no communist and As one of its Liaison men maintaining Contact with the polish government in exile in courier from which was first published in a Polis language edition in London four years can be read on two As an adventure it chronicles the constant dangers Nowak faced and the close escapes he had on five secret trips through the German lines As he sought to keep the resistance movement in Poland in Contact with the historical document but the Book is also an important historical Noaks missions placed him in the unusual position of being a participant in and an observer of major wartime events both in Warsaw and in he met with Winston Anthony Eden and other members of the British War Cabinet and had Access to documents and policy makers at critical Points during world War he returned from one of his secret missions just before the polish underground led by Tadeusz Bor Komorowski began a controversial uprising in occupied Warsaw on As red army forces under marshal Konstantin Rokos Sovsky were approaching the City from the driving the retreating German army before contrary to expectations Nowak Speaks of Calls to insurrection broadcast by the Moscow radio the soviets stopped their Advance in the Warsaw suburb of on the East Bank of the Vistula and ignored the insurgents appeals to come to their some historians have since interpreted the soviet inaction at the Gates of Warsaw As part of a plan to have the germans destroy the no communist thus Clearing the Way for the takeover of Poland by so Viet backed polish after the suppression of the Warsaw Nowak was the first participant to reach London in january 1945 and to present his version of events at a news i told of the Calls of the soviet radio stations upon Warsaw to attack the with drawing he of the ominous silence that fell on the other Bank of the Vistula on the fourth Day of the of the disappearance of soviet aircraft from the sky Over the capital As soon As the germans had begun to destroy it systematically Street by incredulous British according to his report aroused some incredulity in and he in Desmond Church ills personal assistant during the War whom the author accuses of ant polish intrigues and describes As dishonest and Morton died in Nowak seems to have been irritated More than once by British in one interview with a bbl in which he described the Public execution of a family of three in the marketplace of a polish Nowak was taken Aback when he was asked whether the town was East or West of the Curzon a reference to a Boundary suggested in 1920 by lord the British acceding to Churchill agreed in Early 1944 to let the soviet Union have the territories to the East in the postwar and the British were avoiding references to those areas As part of the author also touches on the disputed Issue of How much Western leaders knew about the wartime killings of millions of East european jews in German occupied Nowak reports on his missions in he often spoke with British officials and intelligence people about the extermination of the polish jews and the destruction of the Warsaw and everybody listened with interest mixed with but some 30odd years while consulting British archives in preparation for his he found that references to the jews had been omitted in the notes and reports of his Slaughter ignored Nowak the times of London in january 1944 refused without explanation to publish a letter about the Fate of Eastern Europe jews that had been written by an escaped British prisoner of Ronald who had found Refuge with the polish the letter was carried out by Nowak in the Hope that testimony of an englishman living in Warsaw would be More convincing to the English Public than any article written by a Nowak quotes Jefferys 1943 letter As having said of Poland prewar jewish population of 3 million have been shot and tortured to death by the these and other specific accusations against the British in Noaks Well written Book May Well have to be checked against the testimony of other witnesses of those wartime but courier from Warsaw undoubtedly offers an authentic account by a participant that May shed additional Light on Little known episodes of the world War ii times i doings by Judson Trent across i Light or Tulip 5 vagrant 10 Oil and Gas 15 Mountain in thessaly 19 glacial ridges 20 a Murphy 21 japanese american 22 Bridge coup 23 Sal Eratus 25 Ferrari and Renault 27 simple Fellows 28 military ploy 30 tropical fruit 31 More dismal 34 Amiens River 35 autocrat 36 fit for the table 37 jewellers eyepiece 1 Hairdo 2 country letters 3 mighty a Rose 4 insulting remark 5 hindu poet 6 oxidize 7 tumults 8 Central 9 Tureen contents 10 Hookah ladder Guys ii practice 12 verb suffix 13 Garland 14 droning 38 restaurateur Toots 39 Artis 42 Bonheur and Ponselle 43 Good turn 45 spelling or quilting 46 47 for one 48 pealed 49 adjutant 50 urge 51 Highway Section 55 seem reason Able 56 semiprecious Stone 58 Wear away 59 utter 15 Levant or Wilde 16 european 17 Teasdale 18 Early 24 carols 26 protect 29 Kaffir Warrior group run for the roses 32 dote on 33 Wall Street Joy 34 conductor Georg 35 Macbeth title 37 part of cd 38 Alan Ladd 60 like Venus de Milo 62 fifth tire 63 disdained 65 certain meats 66 wine from Verona 67 skidding 68 Moi be deluge 69 society once 71 before fetched 74 resembling 75 part of 76 Pamlico fodder 77 cob or Colt 78 unit 79 Kitchen aids 83 Hose Shade 84 after expenses 85 egyptian solar disc Down 31 role 39 religious Trust 40 lose weight 41 leaked slowly 43 items for 10d 44 Mark 47 fires 49 embellish 51 Aba defense 52 Katmandu land 53 heavy form 54 Sophia of the screen 55 Dodge 57 formal mall 60 arthurian 86 Argonne River 87 of the ribs 88 slips 89 slovenly ones 90 suppresses 91 Forone 93 Dolly 94 brazilian state 96 usually 98 Maggie weapon 103 prayer word 104 Start of a Gray title 105 fastens 106 Hibernia 107 108 puzzles 109 irregularly notched 110 wound Paradise 61 express discontent 62 kind of Goose 63 Bedstead parts 64 mutts 66 Silky material 67 Gamut 69 Shell for Short 70 formal Wear 72 Pond growths 73 whirls 75 fertilizing element 77 perhaps 79 san Rafaels answers on Page 18 county 80 Type trays 81 82 look Back in anger play Wright Chicago news 83 Stream 87 Tongue 88 Minneapolis suburb 89 Marsh grass 91 City of Remus 92 death 93 zips 94 Muse of history 95 building wings 96 flee 97 Road sign 99 Henley prop 100 Stone 101 Belfast 102 beak

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