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Arnhem: A Debt

of Dishonour


Arnhem DVD


A Debt of Dishonour is a unique documentary film dedicated Major General Sosabowski and all ranks who served in the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group and to their Comrades-in-Arms of the 1st British Airborne Division that fought in the ill-fated “Operation Market Garden” at Arnhem and Driel during September 1944.

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The instigators of the Polish Forces Memorial project, Dr. Marek Stella-Sawicki, who is the project committee’s chairman, and Dr. Andrzej Meeson-Kielanowski, deputy chairman, have been the driving force behind the Memorial with an ambitious proposal to commission the design and construction of an imposing bronze monument of fitting artistic and architectural merit.

Overall and Creative Direction–Funding

Dr. Marek Stella-Sawicki – Chairman of the Project, The Association of The Polish Knights of Malta (UK), Visiting Professor UCL
Dr. Andrew Meeson-Kielanowski – Deputy Chairman, The Association of The Polish Knights of Malta (UK)
Czeslaw Maryszczak (Chez) – Chairman, Polish Ex-Combatants GB and World Federation (SPK)
Barbara Orlowska - Deputy Chairman, Polish Ex-Combatants Association (SPK)
Jacek Bernasinski – Project Support, Polish Ex-Combatants Association (SPK)
Andrzej F.K. Jeziorski – Chairman, Polish Airforce Association Charitable Trust 1995
Ryszard Kaczorowski – Former President of Poland
Marzenna Schejbal – Chairwoman of the Polish ex-Home Army Soldiers
Ewa Kwasniewska – Ave Verum Choir, Artistic Director, Fundraising

Art–WWII History–Military Expertise

Prof. dr. Andrzej Ciechanowiecki – Artistic Consultant and Advisor
Barbara Hamilton Kaczmarowska – Art and Support Event Liaison, Art Advisor
Prof. dr. Norman Davies –Author, Historian and Advisor
Dr. Krzysztof Stolinski – Chairman of the Polish Underground Movement (1939-45) Study Trust
Tadeusz Melka – Vice Chairman PUMST
George Coelho – Military Aircraft, WWII Aviation Art and History Advisor
Prof. Jan Ciechanowski - Historian and Advisor
Wojciech J. Fudakowski – Member of the Polish Institute and Gen. W. Sikorski Museum
Zbigniew Makowiecki – Military History Consultant, Polish Cavalry 1939
Lt-Col. Dr. Janusz Krasnodebski – Member of the Polish Institute and Gen. W. Sikorski Museum
Jarek Garlinski – Author and Advisor
Mgr. Tomasz Lissowski - August 1944 Warsaw Rising, Liaison and Project Support


Robert Sobocinski – Sculptor and Architect
Konstanty Zablocki – Project Support, Civil Engineer and Structural Consultant
Gienia Marzec - Site Project Management, Polish Ex-Combatants Association (SPK)
Tadeusz Juhre – Local project Co-Ordinator and representative at NMA
Zbigniew Lis – Project Support, Commercial and Fundraising Advisor
Rear Admiral Adam Mazurek, PLN, DCOS Support, NATO, Northwood, UK
Teresa Stella-Sawicka – Project and Programme Secretary, Press Office Liaison
Charles Bagot-Jewitt – Royal Navy Commander, CEO, National Memorial Arboretum
Paul Kennedy – Curator, National Memorial Arboretum
Janek Zylinski – Architecture and Engineering Support

British-Polish Liaison–Protocol–Media–Press Relations

Andrzej Morawicz – Project Support, Chairman, “Ognisko Polskie
Jacek Korzeniowski – Designer and Consultant, Media and Press Office
Robert Malolepszy – Journalist, Dziennik Polski (Polish Daily and Soldiers Daily)
Teresa Potocka– Founding Chairman of Conservative Friends of Poland
Dr. Jan Tarczynski – Journalist TVP, Media Consultant
Jacek Winnicki – Poland Street Organisation, Press Office
Liaison Robert Nowakowski – Poland Street Organisation, Press Office Liaison
Stefan Mucha – Aquila Polonica Publishing Ltd, Managing Director, Media and Publicity Advisor

France–Holland–Belgium Project Liaison

Marc D'hondt – Honoury Project Ambassador covering France, Holland and Belgium