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Swierczewski, Karol Wacław

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1897 (Warsaw, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
March 28th, 1947 (Jablonki, Poland)
Buried on:
Polish War Graves Cmentarz Wojskowy
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)

Biography

Major General Karol Swierczewski was ambushed by Ukranian insurgents on 28 March 1947. He died hours later.

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Awarded on:
1938
Orden Lenina (1936-1943)
Awarded on:
1938
Jubilee Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1945
Order Krzyza Grunwaldu 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 11th, 1945
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Komandorski
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal Za Warszawe 1939-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
August 5th, 1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1946
Orden za hrabrost
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 17th, 1946
Orden partizanske zvezde sa zlatnim vencem
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal Za Odre, Nyse i Baltyk
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal Zwyciestwa i Wolnosci 1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 8th, 1946
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1946
Znak Pamiatkowa 1WDP
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 11th, 1947
Ceskoslovenský vojenský rád
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1947

Posthumously awarded
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Wielki z Gwiazda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1946
Slaski Krzyz Powstanczy
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1949

Posthumously awarded
Order Budowniczych Polski Ludowej
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1956

Posthumously awarded
Medal Za Wasza Wolnosc i Nasza

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