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  • SOE (SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE) AND CRETAN PARTISANS ON CRETE, 1 JUNE 1944 - 28 FEBRUARY 1945

    SOE (SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE) AND CRETAN PARTISANS ON CRETE, 1 JUNE 1944 - 28 FEBRUARY 1945

    part of "FRASER HUGH" (photographs) 1944-07-02

    HU 66045

    A group of SOE agents and American operatives pose for the camera. Left to right: Lieutenant Cavil Peacock, Steve Gillespie (SOE), Lieutenant Colonel McGlasson (US), unknown US serviceman, Lt Hugh Fraser (SOE: code name "Levtheri"). Photograph...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN FRANCE, 1940

    THE POLISH ARMY IN FRANCE, 1940

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: L.N.A. photographer 1940-05

    HU 106343

    Troops of the newly formed Polish Army in France parading during British Members of Parliament visit.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN FRANCE, 1939-1940

    THE POLISH ARMY IN FRANCE, 1939-1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Prytyś, Władysław Jacek (Photographer) 1940-04-12

    HU 109724

    A Polish Army Major showing a French daily newspaper, Paris-Soir, to General Marian Kukiel, Deputy Minister of Military Affairs in the Polish Government-in-Exile (covered by an officer in the foreground) while a French Army official looks on, 12 April...

  • 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...

  • 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 109744

    Mass of soldiers of various allied armies and civilians being evacuated 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 Rochelle on 19 June 1940 to reach Plymouth on...

  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SECOND TACTICAL AIR FORCE (2TAF), 1943-1945

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SECOND TACTICAL AIR FORCE (2TAF), 1943-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer (Undefined) 1944-07-29

    CL 600

    Mechanics of No. 3206 Servicing Commando RAF garner wheat for transportation from a dispersal area needed for aircraft at B5/Le-Fresne Camilly, Normandy. Behind them, armourers attend to a Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX (ZF-B MK940) of No. 308 Polish...

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Devon, Stanley (Flight Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1940-10-24

    CH 1535

    A group of pilots of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron walking towards the camera from a Hawker Hurricane (probably Hurricane Mk.I, RF-F, V6684) after returning from a fighter sortie at RAF Leconfield, 24 October 1940. Left to right, in the front row are...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major) 1940-10-23

    H 4969

    Winston Churchill and General Władysław Sikorski, the Prime Minister of the Polish Government-in-Exile and C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces (left), inspecting troops of the 1st Rifle Brigade (1st Polish Corps) at Tentsmuir. General Tadeusz Klimecki, the...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    part of "PRYTYŚ WŁADYSŁAW JACEK COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer (Photographer) 1940-05

    HU 109758

    A soldier of the Independent Podhalan Rifles Brigade taking picture of a Norwegian woman, May 1940. Photograph probably taken around the city of Harstad where the Brigade was stationed after landing in northern Norway.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tovey P H F (Mr) (Photographer) 1940-12-15

    CH 1837

    Flight Lieutenant Zdzisław Henneberg of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron being decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross by Air Marshall Sholto Douglas, 15 December 1940. The first four Polish recipients of the DFC received their awards for their...

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