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Polish Resistance During WWII

Werble wolności [Drums of freedom], no. 2 (of five published in total).

Warsaw: K.O.P.R. [Komisja Propagandy Biura Informacji i Propagandy KG AK, 1943. Original pictorial self-wrappers; 8 pp. The last leaf slightly stained and with tears to edges; else about very good.

Second issue of this series of independence-minded poetic volumes, published clandestinely by the Bureau of Information and Propaganda of the Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa) from 1942 to 1944. They included recent poems by anonymous authors as well as known writers such as Kazimierz Wierzyński, Antoni Słonimski, Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński, Władysław Broniewski, Stanisław Ryszard Dobrowolski, Jan Brzechwa, Jerzy Jurandot, and Ryszard Kiersnowski.

Rarely seen in the trade, even individually and institutionally scarce outside of Poland: as of April 2020, KVK and OCLC only show an incomplete microform copy.

Book ID: 50198

Price: $350.00