THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

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  • HU 93734
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Photographs
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1940-04
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  • object name: print
  • object category: Photography
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photographs

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Men of the Polish Independent Podhalan Rifles Brigade aboard a Norwegian coastal steamer during the campaign in Norway. The men on deck are taking orders from an officer, a lieutenant, who is seated right foreground. When the boat was sunk a few minutes later, the lieutenant was drowned, but most of the men were saved.

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