Antoni Szymański, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Antoni Szymański

Polish general

Date of Birth: 30-Jul-1894

Place of Birth: Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 11-Dec-1973

Profession: military officer, diplomat

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Antoni Szymański

  • Antoni Szymanski (Poznan, 30 July 1894 - 11 December 1973, London) was a Polish Army general the last prewar Polish military attaché in Berlin (1932-1939).
  • On the night of 5–6 September 1939, he left Berlin for Copenhagen, then went to Wilno via Stockholm and Helsinki.
  • He fought against the Germans at Lwów.
  • After the surrender of Lwów on 22 September 1939, he became a Soviet prisoner of war, and remained until 1941 in several prison camps.
  • He was released following the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement and joined the Polish army commanded by General Wladyslaw Anders..

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