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Encyclopedia > Zbigniew Karpus

Zbigniew Klemens Karpus (1954-) is a Polish historian. Professor of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, where he is the director of Institute of International Relations, he is the author of several books and dozens of articles. He specialized in the relations between Poland and her eastern neighbours (Russia, Ukraine and others). The meaning of the word professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) varies. ... Nicolaus Copernicus University in ToruÅ„ (Uniwersytet MikoÅ‚aja Kopernika (UMK) w Toruniu) is one of the most respected universities in Poland. ...

Among the specific areas of his interests is the fate of prisoners of war during the Polish-Soviet War, history of the political emmigrees from Russia to Poland in the Second Polish Republic, history of interwar Pomorze and Kujawy and their local Jewish communities. Geneva Convention definition A prisoner of war (POW) is a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine who is imprisoned by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. ... Combatants Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Second Polish Republic Commanders Mikhail Tukhachevsky Semyon Budyonny Joseph Stalin Józef PiÅ‚sudski Edward Rydz-ÅšmigÅ‚y Strength 950,000 including reserves 5 million 360,000 including reserves 738,000 Casualties Unknown, dead estimated at 100,000 - 150,000 Unknown, dead estimated at... Second Polish Republic 1921-1939 The Second Polish Republic is an unofficial name applied to the Republic of Poland between World War I and World War II. When the borders of the state were fixed in 1921, it had an area of 388. ... Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze, German: Pommern and Pommerellen, Pomeranian (Kashubian): Pòmòrze and Pòmòrskô, Latin: Pomerania, Pomorania) is a geographical and historical region in northern Poland and Germany on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea between and on both sides of the Vistula and Oder (Odra) rivers, reaching the Reknitz river... Kuyavia (sometimes spelt Cuyavia, Polish Kujawy) is a historical region of Poland, between the Vistula to the east and Noteć river to the west and between Noteć and Krówka river to the south. ... Jews (Hebrew: יהודים, Yehudim) are followers of Judaism or, more generally, members of the Jewish people (also known as the Jewish nation, or the Children of Israel), an ethno-religious group descended from the ancient Israelites and converts who joined their religion. ...

Selected publications

  • Tuchola. Obóz jeńców i internowanych 1914-1923
  • Polska i Ukraina. Sojusz 1920 roku i jego następstwa
  • Jeńcy i internowani rosyjscy i ukraińscy na terenie Polski w latach 1918-1924
  • Zwycięzcy za drutami. Jeńcy polscy w niewoli (1919-1922). Dokumenty i materiały
  • Wschodni sojusznicy Polski w wojnie 1920 roku.

See also

  • Camps for Russian prisoners and internees in Poland (1919-1924)

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