Leon Stroinski 1921-1944 -Poet of the Warsaw Uprising

Photo’ Warsaw Old Town during the 1944 Uprising   Ewa Faryaszewska (1920-1944) – Museum of Warsaw, public domain Leon Zdislaw Stroinski was born in Warsaw on 29th November 1921, his family moved to Zamosc afterwards.  Stroinski visited Italy on 1938, and left school in 1939. In 1941 he moved to Warsaw, and joined the Resistance, and in 1942 …

Sidney Keyes

The British Army in Tunisia 1943 Infantry and carriers of the Grenadier Guards advance over difficult terrain near the Kasserine Pass, 24 February 1943. Courtesy Wikipedia/IWM in public domain.                 About a year ago I wrote a piece for the World War 2 poetry blog about the poet Sidney …