Thank you for your email and the information therein. I am printing it and
putting it in my Kresy-Siberia folder for future reference. This is a
Kindest regards - Wanda M.
>Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] Re: A worthwhile Quote
>Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 12:35:52 EST
>Wanda, Bob -
>I am glad you enjoyed it. It is easy to see how Pilsudski was so revered
>such an inspiration to the Polish people throughout the years and even now
>us. I am always on the lookout for quotations and sayings. This
>Pilsudski quote I saw as a tagline on the PBS (PolandBorderSurnames) mail
>list. This is an excellent genealogy mail list
>where Stefan Wisniowski and I met in early 2001. Here is the PBS link for
>I close today with another Pilsudski quote, this one taken from Stalin's
>Ethnic Cleansing In Eastern Poland: Tales of the Deported, 1940-1946.
>is such a treasure.
>"This land, exhausted by the sowing of bloody wars, awaits the planting of
>peace; awaits those who will exchange the sword for the plowshare and I
>count it an honor if, in the future, you would achieve as many victories
>peace as you have gained in battle." -
>Jozef Pilsudski as "he handed land over to his soldiers," p. 485 by Danuta
>Laskowska Drabik, Osada Teklowka, District Horochow.
>Eve Jesionka Jankowicz
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