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  • THE ROYAL AIR FORCE PILOT TRAINING IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE ROYAL AIR FORCE PILOT TRAINING IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

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

    CH 7936

    Instructor and pupil of No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School in a Tiger Moth talking to crew members of No. 305 Polish Bomber Squadron in their Wellington IV (Z1248). RAF Desford, 24-26 November 1942.

  • THE ALLIED NAVIES IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE ALLIED NAVIES IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Undefined) 1944-06-15

    A 24178

    The Royal Navy destroyer HMS Ashanti and the Polish destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderbolt) returned to port after a succesful patrol during which they intercepted seven large enemy minesweepers off the Channel Islands. Three of the German minesweepers were...

  • 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 2511

    The Foreigners' Mess on board the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Piorun (Thunderbolt). The seven British ratings in the mess they have to themselves, left to right: coder (who kept a boarding house in civilian life), signalman (Bank of England clerk),...

  • THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    THE POLISH NAVY IN BRITAIN, 1939-1947

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Hampton, J A (Lt) (Photographer) 1942-07-28

    A 11100

    Commander Konrad Namięśniowski, the CO of the Polish Navy destroyer ORP Garland, receiving the Distinguished Service Order for good service in protecting convoys to North Russia from Admiral Dudley Pound at the Admiralty House in London, 28 July 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) 1943-11-02

    A 20075

    Admiral Andrew Cunningham, the First Sea Lord, decorating a Lieutenant Commander of the Polish Navy during a ceremony at Admiralty House, 2 November 1943.

  • UNDER THREE FLAGS. ON BOARD A FRENCH PATROL VESSEL.

    UNDER THREE FLAGS. ON BOARD A FRENCH PATROL VESSEL.

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Tomlin, H W (Lt) (Photographer) 1940

    A 1526

    When this patrol vessel hoists the Ensign, three flags flutter at the flagmast; British, Polish, and French. This is because it is a French ship with Polish and British Officers.

  • THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    THE BATTLES OF MONTE CASSINO, JANUARY-MAY 1944

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-05-18

    HU 128195

    British and Polish troops (3rd Carpathian Rifles Division, 2nd Corps) raising the Union Jack alongside the Polish flag in the ruins of the Monte Cassino Monastery, 18 May 1944.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN, 1943-1945

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN, 1943-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Menzies (Sergeant) (Photographer) 1944-11-14

    NA 20109

    Duckhouse, British Army centre-forward, about to head the first goal in the football game between the Eigth Army and the 2nd Polish Corps in Rome, 14 November 1944. In spite of a change in the weather a huge crowd turned up. The final score was British...

  • 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) 1942-10-16

    A 12341

    Admiral of the Fleet Charles Forbes attended a swearing-in ceremony for Polish naval ratings at Glen Holt Camp at Crownhill, Plymouth, 16 October 1942. Polish naval personnel were also decorated with the Crosses of Gallantry, the presentation made by...

  • 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 627

    Polish President-in-Exile Władysław Raczkiewicz inspecting the Royal Navy Guard of Honour at the Barracks Pier in Devonport on his arrival, 1940. Admiral Victor Crutchley VC can be seen walking behind him.

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