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  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4450

    The newly unveiled commemoration plaque in front of the all arms parade. The Army detachment in the background was furnished by the Dorsetshire Regiment. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4446

    General Thomas Eastwood, the Governor and C-in-C of Gibraltar, stepping forward to place a wreath beside the commemoration plaque. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4448

    The parade, under the command of a Royal Navy officer, saluting the new memorial. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost immediately.

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4447

    Detachments of the Royal Navy, the RAF and the Army at the ceremony. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost immediately. The north face of the Rock of...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4445

    General view of the memorial parade on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost immediately. The north face of the Rock of Gibraltar towers over the spot.

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4449

    Senior British and Polish officers, representing all services, saluting the new memorial from the unveiling platform. Ceremony takes place on the end of the North Front airfield runway from which General Sikorski's plane took off and crashed almost...

  • UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    UNVEILING CEREMONY OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI MEMORIAL PLAQUE, GIBRALTAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Rooke (Lt) 1945-01-11

    GM 4451

    The memorial plaque commemorating death of General Władysław Sikorski. The inscription reads: "Near this spot General Władysław Sikorski, Prime Minister of Poland and Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Forces, lost his life in a flying accident on the...

  • DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    DEATH OF GENERAL WŁADYSŁAW SIKORSKI, GIBRALTAR, JULY 1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Dallison G W (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1943-07-07

    GM 3473

    General Frank Noel Mason-Macfarlane, the Governor of Gibraltar, watching General Władysław Sikorski's body being taken aboard the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Orkan (Windstorm), 7 July 1943. With him are Polish representatives, left to right: Mr M....

  • Collection: PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION

    Collection: PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer)

    2011-02-16

    Photographs of the I Polish Corps in Scotland during the Second World War taken by various Polish official photographers. Władysław Prytys collection (HU 109697 - HU 109799). The collection depicts mainly service of the 1st Polish Corps in Scotland...