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  • THE SINKING OF HMS PRINCE OF WALES OFF MALAYA, 10 DECEMBER 1941

    THE SINKING OF HMS PRINCE OF WALES OFF MALAYA, 10 DECEMBER 1941

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Keystone Photographer 1941-12-10

    KY 80131

    A view of the midships superstructure of HMS PRINCE OF WALES taken from the bridge of HMS EXPRESS during efforts to rescue the crew, 10 December 1941.

  • POLAND STRIKES! [Allocated Title]

    POLAND STRIKES! [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor) 1944-08-09

    A70 119-1

    Prisoners taken by the 51st (Highland) Division during the fighting for St Aignan de Cramesnil are marched off to the nearest POW cage while the 1st Polish Armoured Division assembles for its baptism of fire in the second phase of 2nd Canadian Corps...

  • THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION GOES ONTO THE OFFENSIVE AGAIN (PART 2) [Allocated Title]

    THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION GOES ONTO THE OFFENSIVE AGAIN (PART 2) [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor) 1944-08-08

    A70 116-7

    After successfully attaining their objectives for the first phase of Operation "Totalise", 2nd Canadian Corps' offensive down the Caen-Falaise highway, the 51st (Highland) Division and the 33rd Armoured Brigade consolidate their hold on...

  • 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION PUSHES TOWARDS FALAISE [Allocated Title]

    51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION PUSHES TOWARDS FALAISE [Allocated Title]

    (film) Made by: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor) 1944-08-09

    A70 119-2

    The 51st (Highland) Division consolidates its gains won during the first two days of Operation "Totalise" in conjunction with the 1st Polish Armoured Division.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    part of "WĘGLAŃSKI JÓZEF (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Węglański, Józef (Photographer) 1944-07

    MH 18326

    A Sherman tank of the 24th Lancer Regiment (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division) being lifted over by a crane on board of SS Hannibal Hamlin to be shipped to Normandy, late July 1944.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-10

    HU 106412

    Two Dutch girls writing welcome slogans on one of the 1st Polish Armoured Division's Sherman tanks after the liberation of Breda, their hometown, October-November 1944. Note the symbol of the Dutch resistance movement - OZO (Oranje zal Overwinnen -...

  • Blouse, Battledress, 1940 pattern: Lieutenant, 1st Polish Armoured Regiment

    Blouse, Battledress, 1940 pattern: Lieutenant, 1st Polish Armoured Regiment

    (uniforms and insignia) Made by: Legendre & Fils, Paris 1945

    UNI 3230

    British 1940 pattern Battledress blouse associated with the service (in the 1st Polish Armoured Regiment, 1st Armoured Division) of an unknown 'Polish Free Forces' Lieutenant. Following the fall of France, many governments of those European...

  • 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 1409

    Squadron of Sherman tanks of the 10th Armored Cavalry Brigade (1st Polish Armoured Division) advancing through open field in support of the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division during the Operation Tractable (Battle of the Falaise Gap). In the foreground one...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORTH-WEST EUROPE CAMPAIGN, 1944-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Keystone Press photographer 1944-10

    HU 106410

    Soldiers of the 1st Polish Armoured Division inspecting a victory sign erected by inhabitants of Breda after they liberated the town on 30th October 1944. The sign shows wooden shoes with their toes pointed towards Berlin and brooms symbolically...

  • 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.

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