Roman SAKOWICZ

Polish 2nd Corps

Born in Bialystok, Poland in 1912, Roman participated in the September Campaign, was arrested by the Russians and sent to a work camp in Siberia. Roman spent nearly 2 years in forced labour camps before being freed by the 'amnesty'.  He journeyed south in order to join the Polish army that was being formed in the USSR, and evacuated to Persia with the army.  He served in the Polish 2nd Corps in the Middle East and in the Italian Campaign.  After the war, he emigrated to the US. 
Roman died  in 1996.
Photos courtesy of David Sakowicz.
Roman in the September Campaign
Roman & colleagues in the September Campaign
Roman and colleagues in Egypt
Roman and colleagues in Egypt
Roman and colleagues
Roman and colleagues
Monte Cassino - After the Battle
Monte Cassino - After the Battle
Roman and colleagues in Italy
Babcia, her mother and her brothers in Koja, Africa
Roman Sakowicz

 
Roman Sakowicz