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Janusz Bokszczanin

Home Army (Armia Krajowa). Until 1943 he served as chief of department of rapid response within its headquarters. In 1944, prior to the anti-Fascist Operation Tempest, he became the chief of operations, and deputy chief of staff of the entire Home Army (AK).[1]

Military career

Before Poland's return to independence, Bokszczanin served in the Russian imperial army prior to the outbreak of cavalry into motorized infantry. During the Polish Defensive War of 1939 he led his unit in the ranks of Col. Stanisław Maczek's Polish 10th Motorized Cavalry Brigade, however he did not cross the border with Hungary and avoided being captured by the Germans and Soviets.[1]


As one of the most experienced Polish specialists in war of manoeuvre, in 1940 he joined the

  1. ^ a b c C.A.W. "Ppłk dypl. Janusz Bokszczanin" (PDF). Biography, with photographs and scans of original documents. Żołnierze Września 1939, Centralne Archiwum Wojskowe. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 



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