Jerzy Jastrzebski, a veteran from WW1, was captured by the Wehrmacht on 18 October 1939. He spend some time in a POW camp near Krakow, where he managed to escape from. In 1940, Jastrzebski fled via Hungary to France. On 23 April 1944, Colonel Jerzy Jastrzebski was seriously injured by a landmine on top of the Monte Trochio. He died in the hospital of Venafro the next day. Jastrzebski was posthumously promoted to Brigadier General.
1931: Lieutenant Colonel
1944: Brigadier General (posthumously)
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