Cadet in the Polish 2nd Corps
The family were deported to Siberia in February 1940. When released on 'amnesty' they traveled to the south of the USSR to join the Polish Army being formed there. Ludwik's mothert (Maria nee Szymanska) and his brothers Kazimierz (age 14) and Boleslaw (age 3) died in Uzbekistan. Ludwik was a cadet at the Mechanical School in Nazareth and Palestine, while his father Franciszek and brother Stanislaw joined the Polish 2nd Corps Franciszek taught cadets in the Middle East, while Stanislaw served in the 3DSK as senior rifleman, 3 Batallion CKM. His brother Jozef joined the Air Force cadets.