Voices of Polonia – Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish Screenwriter and Director

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By Ted Racjchel | Columnist  Krzysztof Kieślowski, (June 7th, 1941-March 13, 1966) was a Polish film director and screen writer. He is known internationally for “Dekalog” (1989), “The Double Life of Veronique” (1991), and “The...
Pee Wee King

Voices of Polonia: Pee Wee King, Country Music Artist

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By Ted Rajchel | Columnist  Julius Frank Anthony Kuczynski, (February 18, 1914—March 7, 2000), known professionally as Pee Wee King, was an American country music songwriter and recording artist best known for co-writing “The Tennessee...
World War II

The Polish Military in the Many Battles of WWII

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By Ted Rajchel | Columnist  During World War II the Polish military represented the Allies, the fourth largest fighting force, after the American military, the English military, and the Russian military, who made the name...
Marie Leczszinska

Voices of Polonia – Marie Leszcznska, France’s Polish Queen

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By Ted Rajchel | Columnist  This is the correct spelling of the surname in modern Polish; various other spellings are also used in English and French. Marie Leczszinska, (23 June 1703—Versailles, 24 June 1768) was a...
Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler, Who Served in the Polish Underground During WW II

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by Ted Rajchel Irena Stanislawa Sendler was a Polish humanitarian, social worker, and nurse who served in the Polish underground resistance during World War II in German occupied Warsaw.  From October, 1943 she was head...

Voices of Polonia: Artur Rodzinski–Polish Orchestra Conductor of Opera and Symphonic Music

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Artur Rodzinski (1 January, 1892-27 November 1958) was a Polish conductor of opera and symphonic music. He is especially noted for his tenures as a music director of the Cleveland Orchestra and the New...

Jane Krakowski—American Actress, Comedian, and Singer

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Background Jane Krakowski was born on October 11, 1968. She is an American actress, comedian, and singer, best known for her starring role as Jenna Maroney in the NBC comedy series “30 Rock” (2006-2013, 2020),...

Voices of Polonia : December 2021

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By Ted Rajchel   Rena Spiegal: A Diary of World War II Renia Spiegel Wrote a Diary About Her Life During World War II Background   Renia Spiegel wrote a diary about her life during World War II.  This...

Voices of Polonia by Ted Rajchal

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Theresa Bernstein-American Artist and Writer Background Theresa Ferber Bernstein (March 1, 1890 to February 13, 2004) was an American artist and writer born in Krakow, Poland, and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She received her art training...

Voices of Polonia

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        Voices of Polonia: by Ted Rajchal Polish Underground Resistance Polish Underground Resistance Movement During World War II Background The Polish underground resistance movement in World War II, with the Polish Home Army at its forefront, was the largest...