The 70th Anniversary of the End of the Warsaw Rising


by Dr. Michael Peszke

Presented by the S. A. Blejwas Endowed Chair in Polish and Polish American Studies

Thursday, October 2, 2014


Elihu Burritt Library, Special Collections Room, 2nd Floor


Michael Alfred Peszke is a Polish-American psychiatrist and historian of the Polish Armed Forces in World War II. Since 1973, he has published numerous papers and studies in English and Polish on diverse aspects of the Polish Armed Forces, particularly in the west, during World War II. Dr. Peszke is the author of The Polish Underground, the Western allies and the failure of Strategic Unity in WW II (McFarland, 2005) and Polish Special Duties flight 1586 and the Warsaw Uprising (Air Power History, 2006).


The lecture is FREE and the public is cordially invited. 

Refreshments will be served.

For further information please contact the Polish Studies Program at or (860) 832-3010.

Public parking is available in campus garages.