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  • PRC - Mozliwosci Zatrudnienia [Possibilities of Employment]

    PRC - Mozliwosci Zatrudnienia [Possibilities of Employment]

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Labour and National Service (publisher/sponsor) 1947-07

    Art.IWM PST 15721

    whole: the image occupies the whole. The title is integrated and positioned in the centre left, in white. The subtitle and text is integrated and placed in the lower half, in black and in orange, set against a white background. All set against a blue and...

  • 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 GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-05

    HU 106374

    German battleship SMS Schleswig-Holstein firing at the Polish Military Transit Depot during the siege of Westerplatte, 5 September 1939.

  • Karabiniek wz 1929 & Polish Mauser rifle

    Karabiniek wz 1929 & Polish Mauser rifle

    (Weapons and ammunition) Made by: Fabryka Broni w Polska, Radom, Poland 1931

    FIR 7278

    The Polish wz 1929 short rifle was the standard Polish infantry weapon at the time of the German invasion of 1939. Upon its re-establishment as an independent state at the end of the First World War, Poland had found itself in the possession of large...

  • Polish wz35 anti-tank rifle

    Polish wz35 anti-tank rifle

    (Weapons and ammunition)

    FIR 9018

    The wz35 or Maroszek anti-tank rifle was one of the better examples of early attempts made to provide infantrymen with portable anti-tank weapons. Before the advent of shaped-charge projectiles during the Second World War, these efforts were focused on...

  • THE MAJDANEK TRIALS, 1944-1948

    THE MAJDANEK TRIALS, 1944-1948

    part of "FOREIGN OFFICE POLITICAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (PID) SECOND WORLD WAR PHOTOGRAPH LIBRARY: CLASSIFIED PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1944-07-23

    HU 130976

    Six SS guards of the Majdanek concentration, guarded by troops of the 1st Polish Army, in the courtroom at Lublin during their trial. Photograph probably taken on the day of Majdanek liberation, 23 July 1944.

  • ALLIED AIR CHIEFS VISIT BELGIAN AND FRENCH AIR FRONTS

    ALLIED AIR CHIEFS VISIT BELGIAN AND FRENCH AIR FRONTS

    (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CL 1533

    Allied Air Chiefs have made their first visit - a four day tour - to the Belgian and French airfields to see the work of the Allied Air Forces on the Continent. On their way over from England by air they flew over the early battle grounds - Caen, Falaise...

  • THE SERVICE OF RHODA DAWSON WITH UNRRA IN GERMANY, 1945-1947

    THE SERVICE OF RHODA DAWSON WITH UNRRA IN GERMANY, 1945-1947

    part of "BICKERDIKE (NEE DAWSON) RHODA (MRS)" (photographs)

    HU 62650

    Polish Displaced Persons preparing to move on to another transit camp by truck.

  • THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    THE GERMAN-SOVIET INVASION OF POLAND, 1939

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR PRESS AGENCY PRINT COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Press Agency photographer 1939-09-14

    HU 83162

    Women and children were among the victims when German aircraft bombed working class districts of Warsaw. Photo shows: A woman being helped away after an air raid on a Warsaw suburb.

  • THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE (SOE) IN FRANCE, 1941-1944

    THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE (SOE) IN FRANCE, 1941-1944

    part of "SPECIAL FORCES CLUB COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Cammaerts, Francis Charles Albert (Photographer) 1944-08

    HU 57121

    Captain Robert Purvis and Christine Granville (Countess Krystyna Skarbek) sitting by a water duct near the blown-up bridge at Embrun, Hautes-Alpes, August 1944.

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