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part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1939-09-01
Civilians gather to watch government officials enter 10 Downing Street, London, following news of the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939.
part of "GROSS DEUTSCHLAND IM WELTGESCHEHEN: TAGESBILDBERICHTE (HEINRICH HOFFMANN)" (photographs) Made by: Hoffmann, Heinrich (Photographer) 1939-08-23
The Russo-German Non-Aggression Pact is signed by Vyacheslav Molotov, the Soviet Foreign Minister, under the watchful eye of Joseph Stalin. Left to right: Joachim von Ribbentrop, the German Foreign Minister; Joseph Stalin; Junior Secretary of State...
part of "POLISH FILM ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-07
Members of the Polish Lublin Government (Polish Committee of National Liberation - PKWN) during a military march past in liberated Lublin, July 1944. General Zygmunt Berling, the Commander of 1st Polish Army, stands under the Soviet flag. The Lublin...
part of "AMERICAN (US) EMBASSY SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: US official photographer 1939-08-23
The Soviet Minister for Foreign Affairs, Vyacheslav Molotov, signs the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact (also known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact) in the presence of the German Foreign Minister, Joachim von Ribbentrop and the Soviet leader Josef Stalin (...
part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer 1941
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...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer (Undefined) 1942-04-20
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'.
part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1939-09-25
Hitler examines destroyed Polish Armoured Train No. 13 "General Sosnkowski" at the town of Łochów, with General Wilhelm Keitel, the Chief of Staff of the OKW (Oberkommando der Wehrmacht), 25 September 1939. The armoured train was seriously...
part of "CHAMBERLAIN PETER (MR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1939-09-12
Hitler walking beside the River Vistula in Poland during his visit to the front.
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major) (Photographer) 1940-10-23
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...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major) (Photographer) 1941-02-14
The Prime Minister witnessed a tank demonstration in which he was shown the capabilities of various armoured fighting vehicles over rough country near Frensham, Surrey. With him were General Władysław Sikorski, the Prime Minister of the Polish Government...