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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 1944-07

    B 8463

    A Sherman tank of the "B" Squadron, 1st Armoured Regiment (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, 1st Polish Armoured Division) commencing its journey to shore along a floating bridge at Arromanches, 26-28 July 1944.

  • 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 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 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 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 OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1939

    THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) 1939-09-01

    HU 36173

    Civilians gather to watch government officials enter 10 Downing Street, London, following news of the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939.

  • THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1939

    THE OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1 SEPTEMBER 1939

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs) 1939-09-01

    HU 5517

    Evening newspaper placards in London announce the news of Germany's invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939.

  • 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 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 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) 1940-10-23

    H 4963

    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...

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