Publisher: Dundurn; 1St Edition edition (October 1, 2004)
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The unusual Odyssey of Poland’s nationwide Treasures, 1939-1961 tells the tale of the Polish nationwide treasures –their evacuation from their place of birth less than perilous stipulations after the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and their next elimination to western Europe after which to Canada. on the finish of the warfare Polish governments, a Communist one in Warsaw and a non-Communist one in London, vied for regulate of the nationwide treasures. ahead of lengthy the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church, the RCMP, and the Canadian and Quebec governments all grew to become inquisitive about the determined hide-and-seek disagreement among the 2 Polish governments. ultimately, in February 1961, the discharge of the historical treasures used to be negotiated they usually have been again to their place of birth, twenty-two years after their wartime departure. It was once certainly a protracted voyage domestic!