The Board of the Association 1st Polish Armoured
Division Netherlands consists of 6 persons .
The chairman , secretary and treasurer pious day
management , and are supported by the other members of
Krzeszewski ( Chairman since 1 Jan 2007 ) (former
2nd secretary since 2002 ) ( former vice- president
father of 2 children.
Born in Breda , the son of Polish veteran Mieczyslaw
Krzeszewski , after a few years moved to Teteringen , a
village in the shadow of Breda .
Employed by the Tax / Centre for ICT in Apeldoorn.
addition to my busy work at the tax center automation I
enjoy and also a duty to do for the Polish community in
My biggest goal is to maintain the memorial in the Polish military funeral
monuments in and around Breda and transfer to the third
and later generations this feeling.
This a tribute to our liberators and to those who lost
their lives in the liberation of Breda and other parts
of the Netherlands .
That is why it is so important that many in and
around Breda are a member of the 1st Polish Armoured
Division Netherlands , so the thought ahead of General
Staniław Maczek persists.
Olejek ( Secretary since 2002 )
'm Married to Rian and we have no children .
The son of a Polish father and Dutch mother, I was born
on October 8, 1950 in Breda .
I was working as a Management Coordinator at the sewage
treatment plant Nieuwveer in Breda .
This purification and branch of the organization Brabant
In 2013 I
In childhood I was not active in Breda associations such
as the Polish school and dance groups .
The interest was aroused in 1990 by a letter in the
newspaper where a call was made to mostly sons and
daughters of Polish veterans from Breda and
These were the foundation of the Breda Cultural
Association , Polonia , , .
Since then we have been there and my wife met with much
enthusiasm as secretary .
In 2002 I was involved with the founding of the Association 1st Polish
Armoured Division Netherlands.
With this work , I get a certain satisfaction to
keep . Polish veterans , including my father's honor.
Nowak ( Treasurer since 2002 )
Married and worked as a teacher of mathematics and computer science at the
Theresialyceum in Tilburg.
Al and number of years I have realized that we need to
keep before we lost him. Polish culture in Breda
It was clear that I had to help to ensure that the
memory of the liberators of Breda should be giving them.
Dignified commemoration kept alive with
Because of my love for numbers is a task as
treasurer to do . Well for me.
Stopa ( Consul Foreign Affairs and Embassy business
since 2008 ) ( former chair 2002-2008 )
The eldest son of one of the soldiers of the 1st Polish Armoured Division (
Antitank Regiment ) and Dutch mother .
Born and living in Breda , married a Polish woman and
enjoy since October 2003 an early retirement .
Was until recently Vice-President of the Polish Olympic
Committee, where he is now chairman .
He is actively involved in the activities of the Polish
veterans for years.
So he founded in 1990, the Breda cultural association Polonia .
In 1992 he organized a symposium on the occasion of the
100th anniversary of General S.Maczek which the son of
General Maczek , Andrzej actively participated .
In 1994 a member of the Organization Committee at Breda
liberated 50 years.
On May 25, 2002 along with other children of Polish Veterans Association 1st
Polish Armoured Division Netherlands he founded.
As a proud survivor of the 1st Polish Armoured Division
, I think it is important that cherishes the younger
generation in this association , the legacy of the
Polish veterans .
And that the share of the 1st Polish Armoured Division
in the liberation of the Netherlands is not forgotten.
It is particularly important here because the graves are
located in the Polish soldiers who died during the
liberation of the Netherlands and the tomb of General
It is an honor for me to be able to keep the
memories of the share of the 1st Polish Armoured
Division in the liberation of Europe and memorials to be
allowed to continue.
Szamrowicz (board member since 2002 )
Born as the eldest son of veteran Edmund Szamrowicz (8th
Bat ) and a Dutch mother on 31-08-1947 in Breda .
Married with Ine and three children all live
independently for many years .
total, already four grandchildren.
After the study became a professional soldier .
Lived by the work ( an officer in the Royal Army ) too
many years outside Breda (including Roosendaal and Assen
In 2002, after 35 years of service which went five years as Infantryman and 30
years as an Officer in Physical Education and Sport
Since 1990, closely associated with the Polish community
as a board member of the Breda Cultural Association
Also, some additional activities for the Polish Olympic
Committee and board member of the 1st Polish Armoured
Division Netherlands since 2002.
Find it pleasant to do for the Polish community
as a tribute to all veterans of the 1st Polish Armoured
Salewicz (board member since 2008 )
I was born 22-12-1945, married since 1970 with Ria .
We have a son and a daughter and two kleinkinderen.Als eldest son of a Polish
father and Dutch mother, I was born in Oosterhout and
still living in Oosterhout.Tot 2007 I had a busy job as
a purchasing manager at a machine .
In August 2007 , I am with pre - retirement gone .
The free time I have now , I want the best possible and
sensible spending .
My hobbies include going on holiday , gardening and
traveling use .
I also find it a great honor to take on the tasks that my father in Oosterhout
area had as a member of the 1st Polish Armoured Division
, and where necessary from tebreiden .
This can and I want to keep my father and his
fellow Polish veterans in mind.
Thanks to the financial contributions from members and donations from third
parties the board of the Association 1st Polish Armoured
Division Netherlands can make each year many activities
On January 1, 2016 , the Association had 102 members.
In June and October, the members receive the information
booklet , in the wake of the division .
Traditionally, the association can count on the
support of a large group of elderly people and children
of veterans because the activities largely take place in
Breda and surroundings.
Annual Association 1st Polish Armoured Division
Netherlands is organizing a general meeting .
This takes place in the second week of December (this
year it is on 11 Dec 2016 ) .
It is always in combination with the day of General Maczek .
All our members are cordially invited to attend.
These meetings take place in a relaxed atmosphere and
offers plenty of room for interaction.
So come every year great ideas from members forward.
The regular meeting address is: Café , The Tourist,
situated on the Teteringsedijk 145 Breda .
14.00 hrs or otherwise stated in the agenda .
It is set to hold a short meeting in the
intention and keep while enjoying a snack and drink . A
social gathering afterwards.
Is important that the members of the association , expressed a several
free information on the Polish Armoured Division .
help in finding out information about the Division .
free two times a year the information booklet .
is not expensive because the fee is only € 15 per year.(Become a member!)
Change of address.
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So our administration remains in order, and you
will continue to receive information from the
Association 1st Polish Armoured Division .
The association has sometimes need of volunteers .
You have to think about visiting commemorations , which must be . Than a
report , or photos and film made
And then there is sometimes a need for help with events.
The help is always asked on the home page under the headline asked volunteers
You can now specify a volunteer by E - mail : Enter your name, address and
Help organize certain commemorations and other
activities , that means eg
guiding guests to their seats and / or maintain order during memorial so that
it can proceed as planned.
Participate in commemorations in the Netherlands and abroad .
The data of the commemorative objects such as monuments , commemorative
plaques, war on the 1st Polish Armoured Division in the
Netherlands , Belgium , France , Germany and Great
Britain find, describe and photograph processing .
Interesting material on the 1st Polish Armoured Division and Polish soldiers
to our website or / and send our magazine .
Search for sponsors and donors who want to support . Our association
For more information :
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In advance thank you board the