POLISH MEDALS AND MILITARIA
Polskie Odznaczenia i Militaria
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links below contain only the major Polish medals. Many others, such
of Veteran's Associations are not all included.
The illustrations and information on the following pages
are intended as reference for
collectors of Polish Medals and Militaria. Communist Polish items
(PRL) are included
for the purposes of identification and comparison only. The inclusion of
PRL material in
some of these pages is in NO way an endorsement of a brutal regime which
responsible for enslaving the people of Poland between 1939 and 1989.
A Concise Guide
to Polish Medals up to 1990
Medals of the Second
Republic of Poland 1918-1939
Medals of the Forces
by England to Poles during WW II
Medals of the People's
Republic of Poland PRL
Other Polish Related
by Other Countries to Polish Persons
1939 Rank Chart
Cross of Merit
Cross of Valour
Order of Polonia Restituta
Order of Virtuti Militari
VIRTUTI MILITARI GUIDE
With images provided by Auctions
H.D. RAUCH, I have composed a page that illustrates dozens of Original
Orders of Virtuti Militari. H.D. Rauch auctions items of the highest
quality. I thank them very much for their assistance in my project.
Please visit their site for Medals, Stamps and Coins:
LINKS TO OTHER
If you are looking for information on how to obtain
Military Records, please click
STAMPS OF POLAND
MONEY OF POLAND
E-mail me for more information about Polish medals: medalsgolden.net
Your questions and comments are welcomed.
Some of my mail has been delivered to the
wrong place. Because of this, I have canceled
the Post Office Box. This will take effect January 31, 1999.
Please do not send any mail to the Postal address that
was listed here. Thank you.
Current Polish Medals
The Polish State Mint Mennica Warszawa
The Central Military Library in Warsaw (Centralna Biblioteka
Wojskowa) has a website:
They have books and reference material relating to Polish military
POLISH STATE ARCHIVES
Special thanks to Militaria House. Some items illustrated
on these pages were obtained from them.
For an excellent selection of Polish collectibles
*******medals, coins, stamps*********
visit Stefan Collectibles at talar.com
Medal Dealer in Poland:
ARSENAL MILITARY ANTIQUES in Krakow
POLISH EAGLE ENCYCLOPEDIA-Mala Encyklopedia
Orlow (in Polish)
Aukcje Allegro Auction in Poland
-Znaczki, Moneta- Coins, stamps
HETMAN COLLECTING CLUB
Polish Medal Reference Books by Dr. Wesolowski
Dr. Rafal Brzeski's Enigma
Publications and information related to Enigma and the Polish role
in solving the puzzle.
Also covers other areas of espionage by many well known authors.
For a true story about a Pole who escaped the USSR to join the
Exile Forces, check out
Without Vodka by Aleksander Topolski: http://www.withoutvodka.com/index.htm
One of the best pages on the Polish Home Army (Armia
Mundur I Bron-Publisher
Serious Polish Reenactment Unit!!!
WW II Unit Histories -Including Polish
Units (link changed Oct 2001)
Poland and WW II- a concise article
For an excellent selection of
Polish and World Paper Money and more
Please visit ATS Notes
Polonia of the Eastern Great Lakes -Tons of Polish Links!!!
Photo Gallery of the Polish Legions
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