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Page Last Updated, October 14th, 2009

Jan Pirog, October 21, 1919 - August 30, 2009. R.I.P.

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Polish Eagle Jan wartime picture
Polish Shoulder Emblem
Polish 1st Armoured Div Patch
Virtuti Militari

The Polish cavalry in the 16th and 17th century rode into battle with feathered wings on their back. The sound instilled terror in the enemy, and many simply ran from it. Jan's division took those wings as their emblem.

Picture added 5/13/11

Don't know where this came from, but it is a striking piece of Hussar art.

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