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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

    MH 1105

    Universal Carriers of the 1st Polish Corps passing the saluting base during General Władysław Sikorski's visit to Polish units in Scotland.

  • THE POLISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

    THE POLISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer 1942-07-13

    H 21270

    Mr Don Sutton representing American Newspaper Enterprise Association visited some of the 1st Polish Corps units in Scotland in July 1942. During his visit he witnessed some of the daily activities of Polish troops. Mr Sutton' visit (and below...

  • 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.

  • 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 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 "ZIMNAL MARIAN (LIEUTENANT COLONEL) COLLECTION 02" (photographs) Made by: Polish official photographer 1944

    MH 1135

    Covenanter and Crusader tanks of the 1st Polish Armoured Division on the move during training exercises, 1944.

  • 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) 1941-02-04

    H 7033

    Troops of the 1st Polish Corps manning an armoured train on a line at North Berwick in Scotland, 4 February 1941. The train was armed with a 6 pounder gun, two Boys anti-tank rifles and six Bren machine guns.

  • 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 POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    THE POLISH GOVERNMENT IN EXILE DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "HORSBURGH AMY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Photographic News Agencies 1940-08-07

    HU 128078

    Winston Churchill with General Władysław Sikorski, the Polish Prime Minister and the C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces, in London, 7 August 1940. They are being followed by (left to right): August Zaleski, the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs; Clement...

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