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  • THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Bowman, C. (Sergeant) 1944-05-18

    NA 15079

    A Sherman tank and jeep of the 4th Brigade entering the ruins of Cassino. The monastery of Cassino had formed the focal point of the German Gustav Line which they had successfully defended since November 1943. The fourth offensive led by Polish and...

  • GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain) 1944-04-30

    TR 1760

    General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theatre, discusses the battle situation, using a map spread on the bonnet of his car, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese, at Eighth Army...

  • GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    GENERAL SIR HENRY MAITLAND WILSON, THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER, MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE, VISITS THE ITALIAN FRONT

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tanner, A. R. (Captain) 1944-04-30

    TR 1766

    General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson, Supreme Allied Commander, Mediterranean Theatre, discusses the battle situation, using a map spread on the bonnet of his car, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese, at Eighth Army...

  • THE LIBERATION OF STALAG XB AT SANDBOSTEL, APRIL 1945

    THE LIBERATION OF STALAG XB AT SANDBOSTEL, APRIL 1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Chitham, John (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1945-04-30

    BU 4884

    After meeting heavy opposition, troops of the Guards Armoured Division captured Stalag XB at Sandbostel, near Zeven. This camp also contained a large number of political prisoners of all nationalities as well as British POWs and Allied soldiers. The...

  • THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McConville, W. E. (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1944-05-19

    NA 15138

    Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 3rd Carpathian Rifles Division (2nd Polish Corps) bringing their dead comrades from the battlefield after the last battle of Monte Cassino, 19 May 1944. They are passing by the 3rd Division's Advanced Dressing Station,...

  • 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 MIDDLE EAST, 1942-1943

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 1942-1943

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Cash (Capt) 1942-08-15

    E 15686

    The Women's Auxiliary Service of the Polish Army in the Middle East was composed of women and girls who were imprisoned in the Soviet Gulag after the German-Soviet Invasion of Poland and were released after signing of the Sikorski -Mayski Agreement...

  • 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: Baynes (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1945-04-15

    NA 24088

    Infantry of the 3rd Carpathian Rifles Division (2nd Polish Corps) passing through the streets of Imola on their way to the next objective, 15 April 1945.

  • THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-05-18

    HU 128195

    British and Polish troops (3rd Carpathian Rifles Division, 2nd Corps) raising the Union Jack alongside the Polish flag in the ruins of the Monte Cassino Monastery, 18 May 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: Gunn (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1944-08-28

    NA 18082

    25 pounder artillery gun of the 2nd Polish Corps in action against enemy strongpoints before the Gothic Line. Photograph taken in Monte delle Forche area, 28 August 1944.

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