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  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit (Undefined) 1944-08-08

    B 8821

    Troops of the 1st Armoured Regiment (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division) aboard a Regimental HQ truck making for the front at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise', south of Caen, 8 August 1944.

  • 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 26810

    Polish airmen line up with their luggage and rifles as they wait to board the SS Banfora at Tilbury, 31 December 1945.

  • THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    THE DESTRUCTION OF WARSAW, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR FOREIGN OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Russian official photographer 1945-02

    RUS 5128

    Residents of Warsaw pull a large cart loaded with their belongings as they return to their homes following the "liberation" of the city by the Red Army, February 1945. They are approaching the Church of the Holiest Saviour (Kościół...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944

    part of "WĘGLAŃSKI JÓZEF (SERGEANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Węglański, Józef (Photographer) 1944-07

    MH 18327

    Troops of the 24th Lancer Regiment (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division) on board of SS Hannibal Hamlin (possibly) on the way to Normandy, late July 1944.

  • THE POLISH AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947

    THE POLISH AIR FORCE 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 9794

    Flight Lieutenant Zbigniew Duńczewski and Flying Officer Zdzisław Hirsz of No. 304 Polish Bomber Squadron enjoying a stroll around Piccadilly Circus while on leave, 1942. Behind them, illuminated advertisements advertise Bovril and Schweppes tonic water...

  • THE REPATRIATION OF 1400 POLISH DISPLACED PERSONS BY THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION, GERMANY, MARCH 1946

    THE REPATRIATION OF 1400 POLISH DISPLACED PERSONS BY THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION, GERMANY, MARCH 1946

    part of "WEAVER NORMAN (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Weaver, Norman (Mr) 1946-03-17

    HU 92285

    A heavily-laden displaced person climbs the gangplank to board the 'ROTENFELS', which will transport him to Gdańsk. He is carrying a large kit bag, a suitcase and a haversack with a bed roll or duvet rolled on top. Behind him, a eoman carries...

  • THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    THE EVACUATION OF THE POLISH ARMY FROM SOVIET UNION, 1942

    part of "GRZYWNA LEON (SECOND LIEUTENANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Grzywna, Leon Tadeusz (Photographer) 1942-03-27

    HU 69866

    Lorry convoy, carrying servicemen of the Airmen and Sailors Company, stopping for a break during a journey from Pahlevi to Teheran, probably at the city of Qazvin. The Company, probably with other non-infantry units, was separated from the 5th "...

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORWEGIAN CAMPAIGN, 1940

    part of "FLORCZYK WŁADYSŁAW COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1940

    HU 128125

    Troops of the Independent Podhalan Rifles Brigade aboard a French troopship, possibly Chenonceaux, in a convoy on the way to Norway, April-May 1940. French sailors and soldiers are also present.

  • THE REPATRIATION OF 1400 POLISH DISPLACED PERSONS BY THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION, GERMANY, MARCH 1946

    THE REPATRIATION OF 1400 POLISH DISPLACED PERSONS BY THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ADMINISTRATION, GERMANY, MARCH 1946

    part of "WEAVER NORMAN (MR)" (photographs) Made by: Weaver, Norman (Mr) 1946-03-17

    HU 92280

    A group of Polish displaced persons smile for the camera as they wave goodbye to Lubeck dock from the deck of the 'ROTENFELS', on the way to Gdańsk. The repatriation was organised by UNRRA Team 805.

  • THE BATTLE OF ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

    THE BATTLE OF ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR CENSORSHIP BUREAU LIBRARY OF PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944-09

    HU 128252

    Paratroops of the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade asleep aboard a troopship on the way to Arnhem, September 1944. They are probably troops of the artillery units of the Brigade.

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