General Władysław Sikorski in conversation with Polish troops during the inspection of the newly formed Polish Army in Soviet Union. Stanisław Kot, the Polish ambassador to Soviet Union, is on the left, smiling. General Mieczysław Boruta-Spiechowicz, the CO of the 5th 'Wilno' Infantry Division, can be seen in the background, between General Sikorski and Ambassador Kot.
Photograph probably taken in a train station in Buzuluk, Russia.
Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry.