Swierczewski, Karol

Date of birth:
February 22nd, 1897 (Warsaw, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
March 28th, 1947 (Jablonki, Poland)
Buried on:
Cmentarz Wojskowy
Nationality:
Polish

Biography

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

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Order Krzyza Grunwaldu 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Medal Za Warszawe 1939-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Medal Za Odre, Nyse i Baltyk
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
1945
Medal Zwyciestwa i Wolnosci 1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
March 31st, 1947
Posthumously awarded
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Wielki z Gwiazda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
July 22nd, 1949
Postumously awarded
Order Budowniczych Polski Ludowej
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
general broni (Colonel-General)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1945
Orden Suvorova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
General Broni (General)
Awarded on:
1945
Medal
Jubilee Medal

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