POLISH ARMY FRANCE 1918 (HU 105515)   Portrait of General Józef Haller de Hallenburg, the Commander of the Polish Army in Western Front, so called the 'Blue Army'.

HU Portrait of General Józef Haller de Hallenburg the Commander of the Polish Army on the Western Front so called the 'Blue Army'.

1937 Polish Army officers' summer service dress uniform (with 1931 pattern helmet)

1937 Polish Army officers' summer service dress uniform (with 1931 pattern helmet), pin by Paolo Marzioli

Polish RAF Squadron Leader Eugeniusz "Dziubek" Horbaczewski transferring his confirmed "kill" icons to his newly-delivered P-51 Mustang at Brenzett (August 3, 1944). He was shot down and killed two weeks later on August 18, 1944. Note that the German crosses signify enemy airplanes, while the swastikas signify V1 rocket bombs.

Squadron Leader Eugeniusz 'Dziubek' Horbaczewski transferring his kills to his newly delivered Mustang, 1944

Józef Piłsudski ca. 1906

Józef Piłsudski ca. 1906 Józef – Chief of State, "First Marshal" and the authoritarian leader of the Second Polish Repub.

2d O Jadwiga Piłsudska served in the ATA between July 1942 and July 1944, as one of several Polish ferry pilots in Britain. Initially, she flew training and light transport aircraft before graduating to fighters, the Spitfire being her personal favourite. Piłsudska was described by her superiors as "of above average skills", allowing her to fly Class 4 aircraft, which included advanced twin-engined aircraft such as the Wellington and Mosquito in addition to fighters and transport aircraft.

O Jadwiga Piłsudska served in the ATA between July 1942 and July as one…

POLISH ARMY MIDDLE EAST 1941-1943 (E 15683)   The Women's Auxiliary Service of the Polish Army in the Middle East was composed of women and girls who were imprisoned in the Soviet Gulag after the German-Soviet Invasion of Poland and were released after signing of the Sikorski -Mayski Agreement in 1941. Practically all of them have tragic stories to tell of privation and suffering. Many of them have lost touch with their families.

POLISH ARMY MIDDLE EAST 1941-1943 (E 15683) The Women's Auxiliary Service of the Polish Army in the Middle East was composed of women and girls who were imprisoned in the Soviet Gulag after the German-Soviet Invasion of Poland and were released after signing of the Sikorski -Mayski Agreement in 1941. Practically all of them have tragic stories to tell of privation and suffering. Many of them have lost touch with their families.

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Kadra 1 szwadronu 5 Brygady Wileńskiej AK. Podlasie, lato 1945 r. Stoją od lewej: NN „Chmiel", por. Zygmunt Błażejewicz „Zygmunt", NN, ppor. Lucjan Minkiewicz „Wiktor"; z lewej pochylony sierż. Zygmunt Kuczyński „Kruk"; siedzą: Alicja Trojanowska „Krystyna", NN.

Kadra 1 szwadronu 5 Brygady Wileńskiej AK. Podlasie, lato 1945 r. Stoją od lewej: NN „Chmiel", por. Zygmunt Błażejewicz „Zygmunt", NN, ppor. Lucjan Minkiewicz „Wiktor"; z lewej pochylony sierż. Zygmunt Kuczyński „Kruk"; siedzą: Alicja Trojanowska „Krystyna", NN.

Witold Pilecki z żoną i dziećmi, Ostrów Mazowiecka, 1934 r.

Witold Pilecki z żoną i dziećmi, Ostrów Mazowiecka, 1934 r.

Władysław Anders (1892-1970) was a General in the Polish Army and later a politician with the Polish government-in-exile in London. He was in command of a cavalry brigade at the time of the outbreak of World War II, but was forced to retreat. During the fighting and retreat, he was wounded and was later taken prisoner and jailed by Soviet forces. After the attack on the Soviet Union by Germany on June 22, 1941, Anders was released to form a new Polish Army to fight with the Red Army.

Władysław Anders (1892-1970) was a General in the Polish Army and later a politician with the Polish government-in-exile in London. He was in command of a cavalry brigade at the time of the outbreak of World War II, but was forced to retreat. During the fighting and retreat, he was wounded and was later taken prisoner and jailed by Soviet forces. After the attack on the Soviet Union by Germany on June 22, 1941, Anders was released to form a new Polish Army to fight with the Red Army.

Słynna V Brygada Wileńska AK („Brygadą Śmierci”). Rok 1945. Kadra V Brygady. Od lewej: Ppor. Henryk Wieliczko „Lufa”, zamordowany 14 marca 1949 r. na zamku lubelskim, Por. Marian Pluciński „Mścisław”, zamordowany 28 czerwca 1946 r. w białostockim więzieniu, Mjr Zygmunt Szendzielarz „Łupaszko”, zamordowany 8 lutego 1951 r.na Mokotowie, Wachmistrz Jerzy Lejkowski „Szpagat”, zmarł 6 VII 1991 śmiercią naturalną, Ppor. Zdzisław Badocha „Żelazny”,poległ w walce z UB 26 czerwca 1946 r. koło Sztumu.

Polish 'Cursed soldiers' - it is a name applied to a variety of Polish resistance movements that were formed in the later stages of World War II and aft.

12 January 1941 worldwartwo.filminspector.com Polish submarine ORP Sokol

Events of 12 January including the start of Operation Rhubarb.

Polish soldiers during Polish-Ukrainian War, Lviv, 1918

Polish soldiers during Polish-Ukrainian War, Lviv, 1918

Tadeusz Zawadzki, codename: Zośka (1921-1943), Polish Scoutmaster, Polish scouting resistance activist and second lieutenant of the Polish Home Army during the Second World War

Tadeusz Zawadzki, codename: Zośka Polish Scoutmaster, Polish scouting resistance activist and second lieutenant of the Polish Home Army during the Second World War

Stare zdjęcia ręcznie kolorowane: Ostatni z Wyklętych- Józef Franczak "Lalek"

Stare zdjęcia ręcznie kolorowane: Ostatni z Wyklętych- Józef Franczak "Lalek"

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