Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-233).
|Statement||by Kazimierz J. Kasperek with Pat McDonough.|
|Genre||Personal narratives, Polish, Biography|
|Contributions||McDonough, Pat, 1943-|
|LC Classifications||D779.P6 K37 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 240 p. :|
|Number of Pages||240|
|LC Control Number||2007906751|
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A search for web pages referring to the 'Polish Navy' and its actions during the Second World War and to the modern Polish Navy can easily be found using a search engine such as - In April over 2, web sites were listed using the search terms 'Polish Navy". The Polish frigate Gen. T. Kościuszko. The Polish Navy may be small, but it actively participates in many international exercises and NATO operations. Its core consists of two unmodernized Olivier Hazard Perry frigates (short hull), three Fast Attack Craft (FAC) upgraded with RBS Mk3 missiles and Thales C2, three minesweepers turned modernized mine-hunters, four German-designed Kobben . The pre-war Polish Navy, was not a big one and not strong enough to defend the Polish coast from a larger Navy like the German Kriegsmarine. The Navy consisted of 4 destroyers (Burza, Grom, Wicher and Blyskawica), the minelayer Gryf, 5 submarines (Orzel, Sep, Zbik, Wilk and Rys) and a number of smaller vessels. 3 destroyers were sent to Britain just before the war, to be saved from German hands. Shop for navy shoe polish online at Target. Free shipping on orders of $35+ and save 5% every day with your Target RedCard.