Ksawery Pruszyński 1907-1950

After he had graduated from the Jagiellonian University, he became involved with the Myśl Mocarstwowa [“Imperial Thought”] organisation. From the 1930s, he was a contributor to Przegląd Współczesny [“Contemporary Review”], Czas [“Time”] and Bunt Młodych [“Young Rebellion”]. From 1936, he was in Spain as a correspondent during the civil war. After the outbreak of World War II, he fought in the Podhale Brigade and the First Armoured Division. From 1945 to 1950, he was an envoy of the Polish communist government to the Netherlands. He died in a car crash. His works include: Sarajewo 1914, Szanghaj 1932, Gdańsk 193? [“Sarajevo 1914, Shanghai 1932, Gdańsk 193?”] (1932), W czerwonej Hiszpanii [“In Red Spain”](1939), Droga wiodła przez Narvik [“The Road Led Though Narvik”] (1941), Margrabia Wielopolski [“Margrave Wielopolski”] (1944).


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