Biographical Dictionary of Central and Eastern Europe in the by Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman

By Wojciech Roszkowski, Jan Kofman

Drawing on newly available records in addition to memoirs and different resources, this biographical dictionary records the lives of a few thousand impressive figures in twentieth-century vital and japanese Europe. a distinct compendium of data that isn't at present to be had in the other unmarried source, the dictionary presents concise profiles of the region's most crucial ancient and cultural actors, from Ivo Andric to King Zog. assurance contains Albania, Belarus, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Moldova, Ukraine, and the nations that made up Yugoslavia.

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He returned to German-occupied Warsaw, and then he went to Wilno (Vilnius), which was under Lithuanian rule. In January 1940 he came back to Warsaw and joined a leftist youth organization, Hashomer Hatzair (Young Guard), derived from a revolutionary wing of the Poale Zion Left. The Zionist program of the party was anti-German and proSoviet. The party was in favor of a Jewish kibbutz state in Palestine and recognized the annexation of the Polish Eastern Borderland by the USSR. Such an orientation was represented by Neged Hazerem, an underground newspaper founded by Anielewicz, who was also its editor-in-chief.

In December 1945 Antczak became a deputy to the Communist-controlled National Home Council (Krajowa Rada Narodowa [KRN]). After an upheaval within the SP, caused by the pro-Communist activists of Zryw, Antczak, along with six associates, gave up their KRN seats in September 1946. Antczak cooperated with Tygodnik Warszawski (Warsaw Weekly) and unsuccessfully attempted to legalize the Christian Labor Party. Arrested by the secret police in August 1948 and sentenced to fifteen years in a rigged political trial on 6 April 1951, he died in prison.

After its dissolution Anders returned to Warsaw. He took part in the disarmament of Germans in Poland. In 1918 he served in the Polish Army. He participated in the Great Poland (Wielkopolska) Uprising (1918–19). In 1919 he was the chief of staff of the Operational Unit of the command-inchief of the armed forces in the former Prussian sector of partitioned Poland (Wielkopolska army in Pozna´n). He fought in the Polish-Bolshevik war (1919–21), commanding a regiment. In 1921 he left for Paris, where he graduated from the War College (École Supérieure de Guerre) in 1923.

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