Polish patriotic upbringing, which he received before the war in his home, subjected to the test of September 1939 and the distress of the occupation and life in the postwar camp, does not give him a sufficient basis on which the build a future, considering that the young sublieutenant asks himself the following question: "did this Fatherland of theirs (that is, of Poles who lost their lives during World War II) deserve to be offered as a gift that one and only life, which a human being has, this irreplaceable, unrepeatable biological existence?" (32).
Sublieutenant Grzegorczyk, though he fruitlessly tries to break with his behavior all kinds of stereotypes, and to redefine that which is the most difficult to redefine so soon after the war, Polish attitude to the Germans, becomes in the end a Nobody, drifting alone toward the images-signs of the local Bydgoszcz past, which no one understands except him.
The concepts which describe human cognition and knowledge in general (including the knowledge of the past) have changed, something that sublieutenant Grzegorczyk seems to have intuitively felt in Nowakowski's novel.
It was several minutes before the sublieutenant - who despite his minimal training was already destined to be awarded the George Medal for his courage the previous month in Rotherhithe - realised that was was happening in Coventry was no joke.
In other sections of his diary - now kept in the Malta War Museum - Sublieutenant Edward Woolley admits that in October 1940 he had been enjoying a comparatively peaceful life at HMS Vernon, the Admiralty's Mine Warfare establishment at Portsmouth, when "Speedy", the personnel officer, told him he was to report for an "RMS" course the next day.
When the Royal Navy played the Royal Air Force at Lord's, Leading Aircraftsman S Cockle was bowled by Sublieutenant
JA Coachafer for 21.
The Air Force was called in to assist the Navy during the battle, which left one naval sublieutenant
dead and injured at least three sailors.
By mid-January 1915, Cpl Mulock became a probationary flight sublieutenant
in the Royal Naval Air Service.
Born at Southampton (December 15, 1859), the son of a merchant marine captain; entered the navy as a cadet (1872); commissioned sublieutenant
(1880); graduated from the gunnery theory course at the Royal Naval College with an [pound]80 prize (1883); appointed to H.M.S.
Born in 1881, he entered the navy, and saw action in Crete during the riots there (1898); rose to sublieutenant
(1901) after action with the Naval Brigade during the Boxer Rebellion in China (June 1900-September 1901); promoted lieutenant (1903) and lieutenant commander (1911); served on Admiral Jellicoe's staff aboard H.M.S.
We had a couple of midshipmen, or maybe sublieutenants
, on board, who were afraid the war would be over before they got out there.
The Zetas are unique among drug enforcer gangs in that they operate "as a private army under the orders of Cardenas' Gulf cartel, the first time a drug lord has had his own paramilitary." (18) Most reports indicate that the Zetas were created by a group of 30 lieutenants and sublieutenants
who deserted from the Mexican military's Special Air Mobile Force Group (Grupo Aeromovil de Fuerzas Especiales, GAFES) to the Gulf cartel in the late 1990s.