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From: Debbie Greenlee <>
Subject: Re: [POLAND] Order of Virtuti
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 08:35:28 -0500
That web site ( http://www.virtuti.com/order/ ) gives you the
opportunity to buy a copy of what's in the book about a specific person.
Unfortunately unless you have some specific info (certainly a first
name) there's no way to tell if the "Jan Kowalski" who received a medal
and is listed in the book, is an ancestor of yours. You would have to do
more research in order to prove that the "Kowalski" in the book is the
same person...your ancestor. The proof is not in the book.
It's only $5.00 and seeing as there's only one Skwarek listed, you
wouldn't be out much money if this fellow turned out not to be your
> List members,
> Does anyone have the book" Polish Order of Virtuti Militari" by Z.
> Wesolowski? If you could please do a lookup for me ? I found Kaz. SKWAREK on
> a web page but that is all the info it gave me. I want to know if the book
> would have more information about this person. I am looking for SKWAREK who
> was in the army in 1911. I don't know his first name. He was born in Galicia.
> Thank you.