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Tadeusz Kasprzycki

Tadeusz Adam Kasprzycki (16 January 1891, Warsaw – 4 December 1978, Montreal) was a member of the Polish Legions in First World War, major general of the Polish Army from 1929 and Minister of Military Affairs of Poland from 1935 to 1939. He commanded the 12th Infantry Division from 1927 to 1931.

In 1939 he signed the Franco-Polish Military Alliance. Later, he was interned in Romania after the evacuation of the Polish government following Nazi Germany's invasion of Poland, and was only released in 1945. After the end of the Second World War, he emigrated to Canada.

Honours and awards

Further reading

  • Andrzej Ajnenkiel, "Polsko-francuski sojusz wojskowy". Akademia Obrony Narodowej, Warsaw, 2000.
  • John P. Dunn, Polish Defense Planning, 1919-1939: MYTH VS. REALITY, 1987, dissertation, FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, [1]
  • Dziennik Personalny M.S.Wojsk. Nr 14 z 22.12.1934 r.
  • Tadeusz Kasprzycki, Kartki z dziennika oficera I. brygady, Warszawa. 1934.
  • Stanley S. Seidner, Marshal Edward Śmigły-Rydz Rydz and the Defense of Poland, New York, 1978.

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