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 sikorski-nosimplesoldier-150 dpi-final2012-9-26-rComing Fall 2018 Sikorski: No Simple Soldier—A Visual History of World War II's Unsung Allied Leader

 polishstudiesassn logo-2011-6-7The 2015 Aquila Polonica Prize - Winners announced by Polish Studies Association at 2015 ASEEES Convention.

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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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2007-2009 News, Reviews & Events


mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rFourth Quarter 2009 – The Polish Review –  The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt is "so riveting it is difficult to put down the book" says the Polish Review (vol. 54, no. 4, 2009). Read the review...


aqp logoDecember 2009 – Cosmopolitan Review – Feature article about Aquila Polonica, titled “Publishing the Greatest Story Never Told.”  Referring to Aquila Polonica's first book, The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, Cosmopolitan Review asked: "Who published this beautiful book? Aquila Polonica? A new publishing house dedicated to the Polish World War II story? Who are they, and why this focus?" Read the article online or pdf...


cosmopolitanreviewDecember 2009 – Cosmopolitan Review   In its review of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt, Cosmopolitan Review calls it "a gripping, fast-paced narrative" that "takes you to the centre of the drama." Read the review online or pdf...


CollegeResearchLibrariesNews logoDecember 2009 – College and Research Libraries News   "Personal, moving, laced with grim humor, and accessible to a modern audience" says College and Research Libraries News in its review of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt.  Read the review online or pdf...


PolishHeritageWinter 2009 – Polish Heritage – Polish Heritage, published by the American Council for Polish Culture, reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt. Read the review...


 Polish-American Journal-bwNovember 2009 – Polish American Journal – Feature article about Aquila Polonica, titled “By the Book.” Read the article...


aqp logoNovember 2009 – Do Broni magazine – Feature article on Aquila Polonica and its first book, The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt. Read the article (Polish language only)...



mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rOctober 27, 2009 – Simple Living with Wanda Urbanska – Wanda Urbanska, host of Simple Living TV, reviews The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt. Read the review...


aqp logoSeptember 1, 2009 – Aquila Polonica Press Release“Aquila Polonica Publishing Debuts with The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt”—announcing Aquila Polonica's first book! Read the press release...


publishers-weeklyAugust 24, 2009 – Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly includes The Mermaid and the Messerschmittin its annual War & Military issue. Read the entire War & Military article online or the relevant excerpt pdf...


mmcover2008-12-11c-final-rApril 2009 – Book Review by Fontayne Holmes, City Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library (ret.) - the earliest reviewer of The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt is retired Los Angeles City Librarian, Fontayne Holmeswho loved the book! She writes: "Rulka Langer’s story is utterly contemporary and compelling, and once I started the book, I could not put it down until I finished it....In Rulka’s compelling story, we walk in her footsteps and the past is present." Read the review...


stefanmuchaheadshot-rMarch 10, 2009 – BBC Article by Stefan Mucha –  Aquila Polonica co-founder Stefan Mucha writes an article titled "Warsaw at War...Memories of Poland in WW2" for the BBC Our Diverse Communities—he concludes: "My father survived but he was never free from the scars of these terrible years, and sixty years on neither are we, his children." Read the article online or pdf...


aqp logo web address-2010-10-20-rSeptember 2007 – Sarmatian Review Announcing the formation of Aquila Polonica Publishing: “New American Publishing House Interested in Polish Experience in the Second World War.” Read it online or pdf...


terrytegnazianheadshotApril 28, 2007 – Aquila Polonica Press Release - “Aquila Polonica Publishing Debuts at Awards Ceremony with Poland’s First Lady”: Aquila Polonica co-founder and president Terry Tegnazian is invited to make a presentation before Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska at an event sposored by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles, introducing Aquila Polonica. Read the press release...




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