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  • THE ALLIED FORCES IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE ALLIED FORCES IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1942

    D 9792

    Private Donald Heather of the Canadian Army accepts a wartime cigarette light from Aircraftman L. Krzyżosiak of the Polish Air Force while on leave in Piccadilly Circus, 1942.

  • 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) 1940-10-23

    H 4963

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspecting troops of the 1st Rifle Brigade (1st Polish Corps) based at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland, accompanied by his wife Clementine, who is wearing a Polish officer's great coat. On the right of the photograph...

  • 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'.

  • THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941

    D 2453

    Walking towards the camera following a meeting are: Polish Prime Minister General Władysław Sikorski, Kingsley Wood, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Major Victor Cazalet MP, and Henryk Strasburger, the Polish Minister of Finance, 1941. The...

  • 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...

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1940-10-23

    H 4985

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill reads a newspaper on the platform while waiting for a train at St Andrews during a trip to Scotland to visit Polish troops, inspect coastal defences and tour a Naval Establishment in Fife on 23 October 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.

  • 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 1736

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

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