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  • THE POLISH NAVY IN THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN THE BATTLE OF ATLANTIC, 1939-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer 1942-06-14

    HU 128094

    The pom-pom anti-aircraft gun crew of ORP Krakowiak cheerfully marking up the score of their first Junkers 88 aircraft brought down during the German raid on Allied convoy (from Milford Haven to Coves) off Trevose Head in the night of 13/14 June 1942....

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1940

    A 783

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz leaving one of the ships after inspection during his visit to the Polish naval forces at Dartmouth, 1940. Admiral Jerzy Świrski, the C-in-C of the Polish Navy, and General Izydor Modelski are also present...

  • EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer) 1940-06

    HU 109745

    A Polish Officer, still in a prewar uniform, and a Polish Air Force pilot standing by a 3 inch anti-arcraft gun on board of the British steam merchant ship SS Alderpool on the way to Plymouth. SS Alderpool left the French port of La Pallice in La...

  • THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    part of "GRZYWNA LEON (SECOND LIEUTENANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Grzywna, Leon Tadeusz (Photographer) 1942-03-27

    HU 69866

    Lorry convoy, carrying servicemen of the Airmen and Sailors Company, stopping for a break during a journey from Pahlevi to Teheran, probably at the city of Qazvin. The Company, probably with other non-infantry units, was separated from the 5th "...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE 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 1943-11-19

    HU 111055

    Staff Sergeant Robert Sawicki Jr., age 20, of Detroit, Michigan, being awarded the Polish Cross of Valour, citation for "persistent courage and devotion to duty over enemy territory", 19 November 1943. The decoration is given to him by Group...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE 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 1943-06-09

    HU 111731

    Social gathering to celebrate the 200th enemy plane shot down by No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron, 9 June 1943. From left to right: Vice Air Marshal Mateusz Iżycki; Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory; Major-General William Ellsworth Kepner,...

  • EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer) 1940-06

    HU 109749

    A Polish soldier sleeping on a open deck, by a 3 inch anti-aircraft gun, on board the British steam merchant ship SS Alderpool on the way to Plymouth. SS Alderpool left the French port of La Pallice in La Rochelle on 19 June 1940 to reach Plymouth on 22...

  • EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer) 1940-06

    HU 109714

    Troops in a set up Hotchkiss M1914 machine gun post covering a retreat of Polish Army units. Photograph taken on a way to an evacuation point in the port of La Rochelle after the collapse of French defences during the German invasion of France. The...

  • THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942

    THE DIEPPE RAID, 19 AUGUST 1942

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Topical Press photographer 1942-08-20

    HU 128191

    Airmen from all parts of the world who took part in the Dieppe Raid in front of the Hurricane "Urundi" of No. 43 Squadron at RAF Tangmere, 20 August 1942. From left to right - Pilot Officer Andrzej Malarowski of No. 317 Polish Fighter Squadron...

  • EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM FRANCE TO BRITAIN, JUNE 1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer) 1940-06

    HU 109741

    Long line of lorries, full of Polish soldiers, on the way to an evacuation point in the port of La Rochelle after the collapse of French defences during the German invasion of France. Evacuation of that particular unit began on 16 June 1940 in Ancenis...

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