THE ATTACK ON PORTO CORSINI AND THE BATTLE OF THE OTRANTO STRAITS THE STORY OF BOGUMIL NOWOTNY'S BATTLE ACHIEVEMENTS UNDER RED-WHITE-RED FLAG (Polish title below)
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(Polish title: Akcja w kanale Porto Corsini i bitwa w Ciesninie Otranto, czyli rzecz o bojowych dokonaniach Bogumila Nowotnego pod czerwono-bialo-czerwona bandera). The third partition in 1795 eliminated Poland from the map of Europe for over 120 years. During that time Polish were forced to sail under a foreign flags. Many of Polish marines proved their high qualification and battle skills during the duty for the navies of foreign countries. One of such marines was Bogumil Nowotny. During the first world war he became famous because of his battle skills shown on the Adriatic Sea under the red-white-red flag. He is also commonly known as the first commander of the Polish Navy.
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