The 2013 Aquila Polonica Prize - Winners announced by Polish Studies Association at 2013 ASEEES Convention.
Aquila Polonica on national TV - interview on Lifetime television morning show The Balancing Act
Wall Street Journal Europe – Opinion by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, “Polish Heroes: The history of the country's World War II resistance against Nazi Germany fell victim to Realpolitik.”
Publishers Weekly – “Aquila Polonica Finds Its Niche”
Warsaw Business Journal - Opinion by Aquila Polonica publisher Terry Tegnazian, "The Polish Connection."
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The Color of Courage—
A Boy at War: The World War II Diary of Julian Kulski
Foreword by Lech Walesa, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Introduction by Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland
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• WHAT'S HAPPENING •
April 10, 2015 - Bringing Home the Gold and the Silver! - The Color of Courage won both a GOLD and a SILVER Award at the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards! Winners were announced at the Independent Book Publishers Association awards ceremony on Friday evening, April 10, 2015. The Color of Courage took the top Gold Award in the category of Interior Design (1-2 Color), and the Silver Award in the category of Autobiography/Memoir. Read more...
March 28, 2015 - Back to Books reviews The Color of Courage - "This is a book that should always be available for people to read," says blogger Nicola Mansfield about The Color of Courage in her Back to Books blog. "Particularly heart-wrenching and eye-opening as it gives an eyewitness account of Poland's WWII years through the eyes of a child as he grows to adolescence...Of particular note are the volume's visuals: there are many photographs from the era like nothing I've seen before... I highly recommend this book." Read the review — online OR pdf...
March 27, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - 2015 Pioneer Women of the Year Award - Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian was honored with a 2015 Pioneer Women of the Year Award by Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz and the Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women. This award honors the contributions of remarkable women leaders who have made exceptional contributions in the service of the community. Read more...
- Los Angeles cable TV show host Joan Agajanian Quinn interviews Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian for her show The Joan Quinn Profiles, which will air later this year. March 23, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - The Joan Quinn Profiles
March 18, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - The Color of Courage Finalist in Prestigious Benjamin Franklin Awards - The Color of Courage has just been named as a finalist for the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Awards in two different categories: Autobiography/Memoirs, and Interior Design (1-2 Color)! The winners will be announced in a ceremony held in Austin, Texas, the evening of April 10, 2015. Read more...
March 12, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - Loyola Marymount University - Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian is invited to teach a class in Professor Patricia Oliver's course on the Rhetoric of Women. Professor Oliver assigns Aquila Polonica's award-winning book The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt: War Through a Woman's Eyes, 1939-1940, as required reading for this course, with an analytical paper due at the end of the assignment. Ms. Tegnazian will bring short videos to help bring the narrative to life, as well as talk about why Aquila Polonica decided to begin its publishing program with this book.- See more at: http://www.polandww2.com/upcoming/upcoming-events#sthash.LinhWyBh.dpuf
March 12, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - Loyola Marymount University - Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian taught a class in Professor Patricia Oliver's course on the Rhetoric of Women. Professor Oliver assigns Aquila Polonica's award-winning book The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt: War Through a Woman's Eyes, 1939-1940, as required reading for this course, with an analytical paper due at the end of the assignment. To help bring the narrative to life, Ms. Tegnazian gave a multimedia presentation that included photos, maps, the Siege DVD, three Digital Extra videos and her Lifetime TV interview about The Mermaid. She explained why Aquila Polonica decided to begin its publishing program with The Mermaid, and gave a brief review of Poland's role as one of the Allies in World War II to set the context for the book.
March 5, 2015 - The Joan Quinn Profiles and The Auschwitz Volunteer - Los Angeles cable TV show host Joan Agajanian Quinn, of The Joan Quinn Profiles, interviews actor/writer/director Marek Probosz about his background, his starring role as Witold Pilecki in the film The Death of Captain Pilecki, and the Aquila Polonica book The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery, following the multimedia program presented by Mr. Probosz and Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian at Hillel at UCLA on March 1, 2015.
March 4, 2015 - Brazilian Rights Sold for The Color of Courage - Editora Valentina, Rio de Janeiro, snapped up Portuguese-language rights for Brazil to The Color of Courage. "It's one of the most extraordinary war memoirs we've ever seen," says Rafael Goldkorn, Valentina's Editor. Read more...
March 1, 2015 - Los Angeles, CA - Captain Witold Pilecki at Hillel at UCLA - Actor/writer/director Marek Probosz and Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian presented a multimedia performance about Captain Witold Pilecki and the resistance movement in Auschwitz to an audience of 150 or more at Hillel at UCLA in Los Angeles.The program was introduced by Dr. Michael Berenbaum of American Jewish University. For more info and photos...
February 25, 2015 - Jewish Journal on The Auschwitz Volunteer - In an article titled "Auschwitz's Volunteer Prisoner," the Jewish Journal in Los Angeles says "The long-lost story of Capt. Witold Pilecki and his heroic actions during World War II is finally coming to light...To honor his efforts, Hillel at UCLA is hosting a multimedia performance March 1 of Pilecki's reports." Read the article online or pdf... For more on the Hillel event...
February 4, 2015 - USA Radio Networks, the Steve Deace Show - Talk show host Steve Deace interviews author Julian Kulski about his new book The Color of Courage and his experiences as a teenage soldier in World War II on the USA Radio Networks, West Des Moines, Iowa.
February 3, 2015 - KLZ-AM560 - Radio host Ken Clark interviews author Julian Kulski on KLZ-AM560, Aurora, Colorado, about his World War II experiences as a teenage soldier, chronicled in his new book The Color of Courage.
February 2, 2015 - WCGO-AM1590, The Franklin Raff Show - The Color of Courage author Julian Kulski is interviewed on The Franklin Raff Show on WCGO-AM1590 in Chicago about his experiences as a teenage soldier in World War II.
February 1, 2015 - New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof - In a powerful op-ed titled "Heroes and Bystanders" that ran in the Sunday Review section of the New York Times on February 1, 2015, highly respected columnist Nicholas Kristof singles out Captain Witold Pilecki as "one of the great heroes of the 20th century." Read the op-ed online or online pdf version, or the print version.
January 14, 2015 - WJRW-AM1340 with Colonel Denny Gillem - Host Colonel Denny Gillem interviews author Julian Kulski about his World War II experience as a teenage soldier and his new book, The Color of Courage, for Frontlines of Freedom on WJRW-AM1340, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
January 10, 2015 - WBOB-AM600 with Forest Wilson - Radio host Forest Wilson on WBOB-AM600, Jacksonville, Florida, interviews author Julian Kulski about his new book, The Color of Courage, and his experience as a teenage soldier in World War II.
January 2, 2015 - New York City, Amicus Polanaie Award - The 2014 Amicus Polanaie Award was presented to Aquila Polonica president Terry Tegnazian by the Polish American Historical Association, at a ceremony at the Polish Consulate in New York City on January 2, 2015. More...