Michael Alfred Peszke

American psychiatrist and historian

Michael Alfred Peszke (19 December 1932 – 17 May 2015) was a Polish-American psychiatrist and historian of the Polish Armed Forces in World War II. He published several monographs on the Polish Armed Forces in the West between the 1990s and 2010s.

Peszke in November 2007.

Peszke was born in Dęblin, the son of Alfred Bartłomiej Peszke. After the outbreak of World War II and the Nazi and Soviet invasion of Poland, he and his parents evacuated to France and the United Kingdom. He was also educated in Ireland. He later moved to the United States in the 1950s. He was married to Alice and had two children.

Peszke died on 17 May 2015 in Wakefield, Rhode Island. He was 83.[1]


  1. "Michael A. Peszke M.D." legacy.com. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 2 June 2015.