A Polish Odyssey

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When Danuta Maczka was 14 years old, she and hundreds of thousands of other Poles were sent to Siberia by invading Soviet troops.

But when the Nazis turned against the Soviet Union, the Polish exiles were set free and made their way to the Middle East to form an army under General Wladyslaw Anders.

By the end of World War Two Danuta was driving a three-ton truck at the Battle of Monte Cassino.

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