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  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1733

    A group of Polish soldiers enjoying a cup of coffee at a milk bar somewhere in London, 1940.

  • 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) 1942-04-20

    H 18882

    Clement Attlee visiting troops of the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade at Cupar, 20 April 1942. Note their headwear - paratrooper's training helmets also known as 'bungee helmets'.

  • REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-12-31

    D 26811

    A scene at Tilbury docks: on the dockside, the Guards band entertains thousands of Polish troops on board SS BANFORA, moored alongside, as they wait to depart from Britain, 31 December 1945. Many of them would face prosecution at the hands of communist...

  • 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 7033

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

  • REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    REPATRIATION OF POLISH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN TO POLAND, 1945-1948

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1945-12-31

    D 26812

    Sleeping quarters for Polish troops onboard the SS Banfora at Tilbury, 31 December 1945. Each long bed can hold 16 men. Note pillows on each bed ready for the troops.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1736

    Polish troops taking a walk by the Victoria Memorial while sightseeing in London, 1940.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1735

    Polish troops taking a walk by Buckingham Palace while sightseeing in London, 1940.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 10998

    Portrait of Major Janusz Sekowski (Sękowski?), the Assistant Military Attache to the Polish Embassy, at his desk.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1734

    Polish troops checking leaflets and guidebooks about Britain in the Polish Information Bureau in London, 1940.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1940

    D 1714

    Portrait of General Władysław Sikorski, the Polish Prime Minister and C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces, probably 1940.

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