Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski

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Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski
Ścibor-Rylski during a ceremony on marking the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (July 31, 2014)
NicknameMotyl, Stanislaw
Born(1917-03-10)10 March 1917
Brovki-Pershi, Russian Empire
Died3 August 2018(2018-08-03) (aged 101)
Warsaw, Poland
AllegiancePoland, Armia Krajowa
Service/branchAviation, infantry
Years of service1936–1945
RankBrigadier General
Unit27 Volhynian Infantry Division
Battles/warsWorld War II (Battle of Kock, Warsaw Uprising)
AwardsVirtuti Militari, Order of Polonia Restituta, Cross of Valor, Partisan Cross, Warsaw Cross of the Uprising

Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski (10 March 1917 – 3 August 2018)[1] was a Polish brigadier general and aviator. He was a participant of the Warsaw Uprising during the World War II. He was a Polish Air Force officer.

Ścibor-Rylski retired with the rank of brigadier general in the Polish Land Forces. He was rewarded several Polish awards and decorations, including Virtuti Militari. He was Chairman of the Association of Warsaw Insurgents.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pietrzak, oprac. Karolina (3 August 2018). "Gen. Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski nie żyje. Miał 101 lat". wiadomosci.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  2. (Polish) Biography of Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylsk, at the Memorial Association of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising; retrieved June 14, 2010