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  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1943-10-20

    HU 128075

    Private Halina Winnicka of the Polish Women's Auxiliary Service manning a Bren machine gun (without a magazine) at a battle school in Scotland during a training session. According to an original caption Halina wanted to become a parachutist, made a...

  • 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 1940-11-11

    H 5493

    Engineers of the 1st Rifle Brigade (1st Polish Corps) constructing beach defences at Tentsmuir in Scotland. The concrete blocks were used as anti-tank obstacles.

  • 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 (Undefined) 1941-08-21

    H 13003

    Valentine Mark III tanks of the 2nd Battalion, 1st Tank Regiment (1st Polish Corps) lined up during exercise in Scotland. Photograph taken during General Alan Brooke's visit to the Scottish Command, 21 August 1941. A number of the tank in the...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1942-07-29

    HU 128224

    Polish soldiers, probably of the 1st Corps, asleep in a bedroom of the "Polish Soldier's House - Dom Żołnierza" in Edinburgh, 29 July 1942.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1941-09-26

    HU 128136

    Volunteers of the 1st Corps running for their rations in their camp in Scotland, 26 September 1941. Note a camouflage pattern on their tents.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1942-06-05

    HU 128134

    Detachment of Polish soldiers, released from Soviet captivity, arriving in Britain (probably Scotland) after the journey from the Middle East, 5 June 1942. They are being watched by curious local children.

  • 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 (Undefined) 1941-02-04

    H 7031

    Troops of the 1st Polish Corps manning an armoured train on a line at North Berwick in Scotland, 4 February 1941. The train is armed with a 6 pounder gun, two Boys anti-tank rifles and six Bren machine guns.

  • 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 (Undefined) 1942-01-15

    H 16623

    Gunners of the 1st Polish Corps preparing to repel a 'tank attack' with 4.5 inch howitzers during the 'Jay' Exercise. Fifeshire, Scotland, 15 January 1942.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 02" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1943

    MH 1105

    Universal Carriers of the 1st Polish Corps passing the saluting base during General Władysław Sikorski's visit to Polish units in Scotland.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1941

    HU 128120

    Crew members of a Mark III Valentine tank of the 66th Battalion, 16th Tank Brigade talking to a female staff of a mobile canteen while enjoying a cup of tea during training exercises in Scotland, 1941. The canteen belonged to the British War Relief...

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