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  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940 -1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940 -1947

    part of "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 02" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1943-05-19

    MH 1115

    Brigadier-General G. M. Findlay inspecting a 25 pounder artillery battery of the 1st Polish Corps in Scotland, 19 May 1943. He is accompanied by General Rudolf Niemira, the Commander of the 1st Corps Artillery (second from the left). The gun in the...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    part of "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 02" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1943

    MH 1094

    General Władysław Sikorski sharing a joke with a group of Polish and British high ranking officers during the inspection of the 1st Polish Corps in Scotland. He is accompanied by General Andrew Thorne, GOC Scottish Command (left); and General Marian...

  • THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Photographer) 1941-11-25

    A 6425

    Members of the Mine Recovery and Disposal Squad remove a naval mine from the beach at Tayport with the aid of a Bren gun carrier being operated by troops of the 1st Polish Corps, 25 November 1941.

  • 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 20085

    Admiral Andrew Cunningham, the First Sea Lord, decorating a Lieutenant of the Polish Navy during a ceremony at Admiralty House, 2 November 1943. Admiral Jerzy Świrski, the C-in-C of the Polish Nav, is present in the group of Allied officers in 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...

  • THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Photographer) 1941-11-25

    A 6426

    Members of the Mine Recovery and Disposal Squad examine a naval mine on the beach at Tayport before its removal with the aid of a Bren gun carrier being operated by troops of the 1st Polish Corps, 25 November 1941.

  • 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 NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer 1941-11-25

    A 6427

    Members of the Mine Recovery and Disposal Squad towing away a naval mine from the beach at Tayport with the aid of a Bren gun carrier being operated by troops of the 1st Polish Corps, 25 November 1941.

  • 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 1944-03-13

    H 36649

    General view of General Bernard Montgomery addressing troops of the 1st Polish Armoured Division and the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade in Lanark during his tour of D-Day invasion forces in Britain. Troops assembly around Montgomery forming a...

  • THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    THE NAVAL MINE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL SQUADS IN SCOTLAND, 1939-1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer (Photographer) 1941-11-25

    A 6428

    Members of the Mine Recovery and Disposal Squad underway with the mine under tow by a Bren gun carrier operated by troops of the 1st Polish Corps at Tayport, 25 November 1941. A strong wind is whipping up the sand whilst the squad walk with their heads...

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