26 July 1924|
10 April 2010 85) (aged|
|Battles/wars||Second World War (Warsaw Uprising, Battle of Kolberg)|
Stanisław Komornicki (26 July 1924 – 10 April 2010) was a Brigadier General in the Polish Army and the Chancellor of the Order Virtuti Militari. He was born in Warsaw. He was a Polish underground activist (pseudonym: Nałęcz), a member of underground Scouting (Szare Szeregi), a Soldier of Armia Krajowa, a participant in the Warsaw Uprising, an Officer of the Polish First Army, a participant in the Battle of Kolberg, a writer, and a military historian.
He was listed on the flight manifest of the Tupolev Tu-154 of the 36th Special Aviation Regiment carrying the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński which crashed near Smolensk-North airport near Pechersk near Smolensk, Russia, on 10 April 2010, killing all aboard.
Honours and awards
- Silver Cross of the Order of Virtuti Militari
- Grand Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2005)
- Cross of Grunwald, Third Class
- Partisan Cross
- Armia Krajowa Cross
- Silver Medal for merit in the Field of Glory
- Medal for participation in a defensive war in 1939
- Warsaw Medal 1939–1945
- Medal for Odra, Nysa, Baltic Sea
- Medal of Victory and Freedom 1945
- Award of the Minister of National Defence (1964, for a book on the barricades of Warsaw)
- Prezydenckim Tu-154 leciały najważniejsze osoby w państwie (Polish) Archived 15 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine.