Sanacja regime. The bulk of Western research centred on the much smaller b French Resistance ( la Résistance ). A b c d Rzeczpospolita,.10.04 Nr 232, Wielkie polowanie: Prześladowania akowców w Polsce Ludowej Archived 6 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine (Great hunt: the persecutions of AK soldiers in the People's Republic of Poland). 1945: The War That Never Ended. The subsequent death (on 4 July) of the charismatic General Sikorski, succeeded by less influential Stanisław Mikołajczyk as the Prime Minister, and General Sosnkowski as the Commander-in-Chief, contributed to the decline. A b Norman Davies (May 2005).