A message from our President, General Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank
'I am delighted to be associated with the work of the Polish Heritage Society and very honoured to serve as its President. The Society's work highlights the enormous contribution which generations of Poles have made to their adopted country. Preserving and celebrating that heritage will only further strengthen the ties between Poland and the United Kingdom.
I worked closely with the Society on the project to build a memorial to the Polish Forces at the National Memorial Arboretum and saw at first hand the energy and dedication of those involved.
I encourage you to explore this website and learn about the many other projects the Society has sponsored. Do please contact us if you would like to be involved in any way'.
General The Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE
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.
While various personal factors often affected Conrad’s valuations of his own novels, a careful reading of his letters, prefaces and autobiographical essays indicates that he devoted much thought both to his own artistic means and to the art of the novel in general. This can also be applied to Turgenev who in his correspondence and Literary Reminiscences revealed much about himself that is of value in determining his own attitude to his art and literature in general. Many of Turgenev’s letters, and particularly those written to aspiring authors who had sent him their manuscripts, are full of sensitive and thoughtful observations on literature and art, both particular and general, relating to problems of literary craftsmanship...
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