the cadre of the prewar cannanders and politically uncertain persona itieson the one hand, and accelerated advancgnent and pushing ahead for responsibleposition
the hard-headed tmrxist-leninist doctrinaires and, before all,proven friends
on the other hand.
never heard whether
at that time personally participated,as
then in current fashion,
the canrpaign against real
irmginaryopponents of the system.
hmver, very active andinvolved politically
this attracted the attention not only of
contemporaries but also of the Soviet supervisors
were deciding abouteverything that happened in the Polish Anned Forces.
able to meet
personally only a
years later.Inthe autum of
appointed as the Carmander
the WlfthMechanized Division in
as the Clarmanding officer of the FirstBattalion in the Fifth Mechanized Regiment which le
inthe very same city.
acquaintanship did not, at that time, exceed routineduty encounters between a divisional and battallion carmanders.
cammnd particular battalions "over the heads"
regimntal cammders. Hwever, because of the
condition of that division(which received a failing grade during an inspection, and its
(201.a frequent visitor in the regiment, and in the barracks, as well as in the
briefings with the participation of
raved for cause Iran his carmand),
battallion cmnders and had undertakenavariety of steps leadachievement by his division (which he did not hide) of the firstthe lblish
ng to theplace wfthinIn-this time, which, inter alia, lasted not quite a