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  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit (Undefined) 1944-08-08

    B 8829

    Sergeant McVay of the Black Watch, 51st Highland Division (second from the left) sharing a joke with soldiers of the 1st Polish Armoured Division before setting off for the attack on the Caen hinge at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise',...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    part of "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 03" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-08

    MH 1399

    General Stanisław Maczek (first from the right, shirtless), the Commander of the 1st Polish Armoured Division, in conversation with a Scottish regiment officer at the Division's headquaters, probably August 1944.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN, 1943-1945

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN, 1943-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit 1944-08-11

    NA 17805

    Ambulance driver, Driver Macdonald of Fort William, Scotland, talking to one of the Polish nurses at Ancona. Female nurses of the 2nd Polish Corps were ferried to the city by Landing Craft Infantry ships (LCI) alongside Royal Engineers and Italian...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN 1940-1947

    part of "WĘGLAŃSKI JÓZEF (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer

    MH 18315

    General Władysław Sikorski, the C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces, during the inspection of the 24th Lancer Regiment (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division) in Scotland. He is accompanied by (from left to right) Admiral Jerzy...

  • THE BATTLE OF ANZIO, JANUARY-JUNE 1944

    THE BATTLE OF ANZIO, JANUARY-JUNE 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hewitt (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1944-01-17

    NA 10897

    MS Sobieski, the Polish Merchant Navy troopship, awaiting at Naples dockside for troops of the 6th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (British 1st Infantry Division, US VI Corps, US Fifth Army) to embark for the "Operation Shingle", 17 January 1944...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 659

    From top to bottom. Drawing of a heart pierced with an arrow with a caption reading: 'Man Marry'. Large drawing of a crucifix. Personal inscription made by Private R. Scott of the Seaforth Highlanders, Army service number 2821994, POW number...

  • Collection: PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION

    Collection: PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer (Undefined)

    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...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 649

    From top to bottom. Personal inscription made by Private Frank? Bouldy (Boulby?) of 4th Battalion, the Gordon Highlanders; Army service number 4742974, POW number 19934. Caption reads: 'Frank Bouldy; Captured May 8 1940; 4 Gordon Hdr...; Escaped...

  • BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    BRITISH PRISONERS OF WAR IN POLAND, 1940-1945

    part of "STALAG XXA COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Gąsior, Mariusz (Photographer) 2011-12-12

    DC 651

    From top to bottom. Drawing of two crossed ladles encircled by barbed wire. Ladles divide drawing in four quarters with different piece of food/drink in each of them: cup of barley water, potato (?), water pump, plate of soup (?). Personal inscription...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1940-08-15

    H 3056

    Archbishop Józef Gawlina giving Holy Communion to General Władysław Sikorski during an open-air Mass to celebrate the Polish Army Day at Biggar, Scotland. Gavin Hamilton, 2nd Baron Hamilton of Dalzell, is overlooking the ceremony.

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