Poland at Arms 1939-1945.
Warsaw: Polonia Publishers, 1990. 8370211178. 1st edition. "In the years 1939-45, Poland was subjected to the extermination policy of the Third Reich, which set forth to biologically annihilate the nation, its material and cultural heritage." 28.5cms x 20.5cms. Pp.148/6 maps to end, inscribed by the author "With compliments to Madame Sue Ryder from Author" to copyright page, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs throughout. Black & white illustrated laminated board, slight rubbing to top and tail of spine. A scarce book. VG. **Sue Ryder was a British volunteer with Special Operations Executive in the Second World War. She was created Baroness Ryder of Warsaw in 1979, in recognition of her life's work. She established a home for concentration camp survivors in Cavendish, Suffolk which was later to provide nursing care for the elderly and disabled. Ryder continued to speak for Poland and when the Communist rule there collapsed, she arranged lorries of medical and food aid. In 1989 Ryder made an appeal through The Daily Telegraph to obtain more funding and collected £40,000 through the Lady Ryder of Warsaw Appeals Fund.
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Keywords: Stefan Baluk Signed Poland Arms World War II Nazi Concentration Camps Polish Genocide Jews War Military Sue Ryder 38339 History: : European