POLISH PARA

Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade 1941-47

POLISH PARA - Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade 1941-47

HISTORY
created September 1941
disbanded 30.6.1947

Commanding Officer General Brygady (M-Gen) S. Sosabowski
Deputy C.O. Podpulkownik (LtCol) S. Jachnik
1 Parachute Bn (1,2 and 3 Companies) Pplk - LtCol M.Tonn
2 Parachute Bn (4.5 and 6 Companies) Pplk - LtCol W.Ploszewski
3 Parachute Bn (7,8 and 9 Companies) Major W.Sobocinski
Airborne Anti-tank Battery (Kapitan J.Wardzala)
Airborne Engineer Company (Kapitan P.Budziszewski)
Airborne Signals Company (Kapitan J.Burzawa)
Airborne Medical Company (Porucznik - Lieutenant J.Mozdzierz)
Transport and Supply Company (Kapitan A.Siudzinski)
Airborne Light Artillery Battery (Major J.Bielecki)

Polish awards are
Krzyz Srebrny Ord Woj Virtuti Militari Klasy V
(Silver Cross of the Order of Military Virtue Fifth Class)
Krzyz Walecznych
(Cross of Valour)
Srebrny Krzyz Zaslugi Mieczami
(Silver Cross of Merit with Swords)
Bronzowy Krzyz Zaslugi Mieczami
(Bronze Cross of Merit with Swords)
Roll Of Honour: 98Awards: 246Images: 110Links: 0
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