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Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist for HistoryForeWord Reviews Silver Medalist for History Book of the Year Telling the epic story of Joseph Pilsudski the father of Polish independence this vivid biography reads like an adventure novel including swashbuckling tales of both World Wars a plot to kill the czar Siberian exile life i I see the eyes of children wide open with surprise at the idea that there could have been times when prison that is to say a humiliation that crushes a man to the ground could awaken in us a spark of enthusiasm light fires in our eyes and bring smiles to our lips'' Joseph PilsudskiHe who has chosen the nest on the heights of the eagle rather than the hearthstone will know how to sleep when the horizon is red with the storm and the mutterings of demons are heard in the wind among the pines Thus have I lived'' SlowackiNovember 11 is an important holiday for both Americans and Poles who both commemorate the events of 11 11 1918 but for very different reasonsIn the United States Veterans Day formerly known as Armistice Day honors the troops with the date going back to the original Armistice that ended World War I For Poles that same date 11 11 1918 marked Independence Day the day Poland became a free nation after 126 years of being wiped off the map by neighboring powersNovember 11 1918 also marked the rise of Poland's George Washington the only man in world history to defeat both Joseph Stalin and Adolf HitlerPilsudski's story is a story known to few Americans a story that the Soviets suppressed for 40 years told incredibly well in Peter Hetherington's Unvanuished Joseph Pilsudski Resurrected Poland and the Struggle for Eastern EuropePilsudski's story isn't just important to Poles and students of revolutions government and war It's also a fascinating study of the power of marketing and advocacy based strategic communications to fuel a movementAmerica's devotion to free speech and a free press go back to its beginnings and are embedded in the First Amendment Poland treasured a free press going back to the invention of the printing press in the 1400sDuring the great Cossack Uprising of the mid 1600s Russia's czar ridiculed the Poles for allowing the free publication of subversive materials but as Hetherington notes the Polish Senate responded with something that could just accurately describe 21st century change conversations fueled via social mediaThe King and we do not order books printed nor do we forbid it if a printer publishes good and fair material we praise it; if fools publish something inferior unworthy and untrue we at the council laugh at it If no one were to publish books our descendants would know nothing about us Printing is free in our country by law and by the custom of nations''Four hundred years later the power of printing has been extended to social media digital marketing videos and a host of other communication tools All work together to change conversations that move the needle to make things happen whether that's selling a product changing public opinion putting yourself on the map or inspiring people to take a riskMany organizations fear social media since it seems like anarchy with no clear chain of command but the Poles through centuries of uprisings embraced political anarchy no clear power or chain of command saying it is by unrule that Poland stands''Pilsudski thrived on the bigger challenges during the greatest crises and admitted he wasn't the best leader for less conflicted times saying I rise when there is a storm because that is what I know but as to these petty things''He rose to power and started changing conversations with a printing press In July 1894 at age 26 after five years of hard exile in Siberia Pilsudski began an underground newspaper called The Worker writing provocative attacks on the ruling Russian czarist government with messages like the captive nation bears constant humiliation''Pilsudski never feared danger or death said a friend who added his only 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N the underground a dramatic prison escape and one of the most successful train robberies in European history Although he is largely either unknown or misunderstood in the West Pilsudski was a conseuential historical figure whose defeat of the Red Army in 1920 preserved Poland's sovereignty and uite possibly spared Europe from A few thoughts about the bookFirst off the author is by no means a trained historian and makes no claim to be anything of the such he's a petroleum geologist as the back cover statesHe also has no connection to Poland Pilsudski or Eastern Europe in general but decided to write the book after reading about interwar Europe and seeing Pilsudski's name come up with no explanation as to why he mattered; though he conceded there were plenty of biographies written he said they were either highly subjective or not as comprehensive as he desired nor written for an audience unfamiliar with Polish historyHowever perhaps being unfamiliar with Poland its language customs and history he deliberately left out diacritics in the names of people and places While he writes this was done as the book was intended for an English speaking audience it drastically alters the pronunciation of certain words The most egregious example would be the name Pilsudski itself which should be properly rendered as Pi³sudski I am aware of the irony of critiuing this while writing the name without diacritics but as this is not a formal setting I think you can forgive meWhile the bibliography is extensive it is notable for two omissions that uickly would betray the fact that the author is not a trained historian The first one is the lack of any primary sources whatsoever; while he does utilise a book Pilsudski wrote about his early career and a biography written by his wife after his death everything else is secondary sources that could be pulled off any university library shelf The second issue is that these are all English language sources; for a Lithuanian born Polish head of state who fought in the Austro Hungarian military against Russia then allied with France and the UK against both Germany and the Soviet Union while dealing with substantial Ukrainian Belarusian and Jewish minorities there is nothing in any other languageThere are several spelling and grammatical errors throughout the book While this is to the fault of the editor and publisher than the writer it still is annoying to deal with Especially when they were as freuent as in this book I noticed at least 5 separate instances in a 700 page bookThat all said the book isn't terrible Its the first English language biography of Pilsudski to be published in several decades and incorporates a brief history of Poland at the start to give the reader an idea of what the situation of the country is And it is uite thorough going over the life of Pilsudski in fine detail often without any bias as the author claimed other biographies had But I would think that while a noble cause Hetherington should have probably left the historical writing to a trained historian Uncle Sam (Short) the underground a dramatic prison escape and one of Nine Book Three: The Rise of the Kalingan the most successful Nonalignment 2.0: A Foreign & Strategic Policy for India in the 21st Century (A Foreign and Strategic Policy) train robberies in European history Although he is largely either unknown or misunderstood in Rebels in Rajasthan (Adventures of the Flying Jharokha) the West Pilsudski was a conseuential historical figure whose defeat of Red Sun the Red Army in 1920 preserved Poland's sovereignty and uite possibly spared Europe from A few Dance Like a Man: A Stage Play in Two Acts thoughts about Red Sun the bookFirst off Middle India: Selected Short Stories the author is by no means a Emperor trained historian and makes no claim A Family Affair: India Under Three Prime Ministers to be anything of My days in Prison the such he's a petroleum geologist as Hanuman: An Introduction the back cover statesHe also has no connection The Bengalis: A Portrait of a Community to Poland Pilsudski or Eastern Europe in general but decided No More Questions: The Final Travels of U.G. 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Bolshevik revolution This extensive and definitive account of Pilsudski's life places this and other achievements in the proper context by providing sufficient background in Polish history and illuminating his interconnectedness with well known historical events This new edition includes updated information maps and photographs This is a well written and documented biography of modern Poland's founding father Joseph Pilsudski Pilsudski is a fascinating character who went from socialist revolutionary fighting against the Tsarist Russian government for Polish independence to nationalist semi dictator holding together the 1918 1939 era Polish state in the face of faltering democracy There's much to admire in him and much to uestion and along the way a great window into the development of mid 20th Century Central Europe Definitely worth a read