Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Civil War Books and Authors Reviews Sons of the White Eagle

I am delighted to share the latest review of Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War: Divided Poles in a Divided Nation, by Civil War Books and Authors (CWBA). CWBA is a comprehensive resource for book reviews on the American Civil War. Fans of Civil War history will find a variety of well-researched books covering a diverse range of topics on the Civil War on the CWBA website, so spend some time there. About Civil War Books and Authors The Civil War Books and Authors website consists of book reviews, publishing news, interviews, profiles and commentary. Emphasis is placed on smaller publishers, university presses, and local history. Civil War Books and Authors reviews non-fiction Civil War-related books, including on the military, politics, society and reference. Political events from the decades leading up to the war, and expansion topics like the Texas Revolution or U.S.-Mexican War are also covered. The Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi theater and Indian conflicts during and surrounding the Civil War years are particular interests. Review of Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War As noted in the review: “In recent decades, immigrant studies have assumed a much more prominent place in…

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Civil War Talk Radio

Mark Bielski Interviewed on Civil War Talk Radio

I was recently interviewed by Gerry Prokopowicz, host of Civil War Talk Radio, about my new book, Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War: Polish Officers on Both Sides of the War Between the States. About Civil War Talk Radio Civil War Talk Radio, which airs on Voice America, is a weekly, hour long, internet-based talk radio show. Each week, Gerry Prokopowicz, who is a Professor of History at East Carolina University, interviews leading historians, authors and enthusiasts, on all things Civil War related on his weekly, hour-long show. Topics cover all aspects of Civil War history from the battlefields to the home fronts and features guest experts as well as insights from Gerry, as they discuss the most critical period in Civil War history. About the Mark Bielski’s Interview on Sons of the White Eagle As Gerry says during the introduction, “During the American revolution soldiers like Thaddeus Kosciuszko and Casimir Pulaski forged the beginning of historic ties between the United States and Poland. America’s revolution succeeded but Poland was temporarily wiped off the map in 1795 and in the 19th century many freedom-seeking Poles came to the New World as refugees from failed rebellions against their…

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