- Category : 1897-births
- Type : PSE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 1
Ethnic Pole and Soviet military officer and army general. He served as a communist general in the wars fought by the Soviet Union, Republican Spain, and the Soviet-sponsored Polish Provisional Government of National Unity following World War II.
Świerczewski was heavily wounded in a skirmish near Baligród on 28 March 1947 while driving in a car without escort for the inspection of Polish troops fighting Ukrainian partisans. He was ambushed by a unit of Ukrainian Insurgent Army, and died from his wounds within hours.