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  • Polish Armed Forces in the United Kingdom in colour 1942 to 1945

    Hello Everyone,

    I found the following colour photographs on the internet and just thought that some of you might be interested in seeing them, enjoy.

    Attachment 559811

    RAF Hemswell 5th October 1942

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    ORP Krakowiak visit of President Raczkiewicz and Vice Admiral Swirski

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    ORP Krakowiak Junior Officers stand to attention at the arrival of the President and Vice Admiral Swirski

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    1942 Scotland soldier on exercise

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    Quad of the 1st Armoured Division on exercise in Scotland

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    President Raczkiewicz accompanied by Vice Admiral Swirski visiting ORP Krakowiak

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    President Raczkiewicz and Vice Admiral Swirski with Officers onboard ORP Krakowiak

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    1942 or 1943 Field Service for unit of 1st Armoured Division

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    Regimental Standard of 1st Armoured Division

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    Soldiers from 1SBS on exercise in Scotland in 1942

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    29th April 1943 Haddington standards of 24PUL and 10PSK

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    Soldier of 1st Rifle Brigade on exercise 1942

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    Soldiers from 1SBS recovering equipment from a parachute drop whilst on exercise in Scotland

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    A Parachutist of 1SBS about to land.

    Many of these photographs have been seen before in General Maczek's book by J Englert & K Barbarski but many others have possibly not been seen before.

    Best wishes

    Andrzejku
    Comments 15 Comments
    1. Alex S's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Alex S -
      Thanks for sharing these photos. Alex
    1. Scout's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Scout -
      Most excellent Photos! Thanks.
    1. Mariusz's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Mariusz -
      Thank you for sharing.
    1. Ricardo Jose Herliczka's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Ricardo Jose Herliczka -
      Hermosas fotografias, muchas gracias por compartir,en cada foto de los soldados del 2° cuerpo Polaco,busco y espero ver la de mi padre ,algun dia.
    1. gunnerjohn's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      gunnerjohn -
      nice shots,thanks for posting
    1. Tomahawk's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Tomahawk -
      Thanks for sharing Andrzejku , really nice pictures.
    1. Gelee's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Gelee -
      Hello Andrzejku,

      thank you very much for the cool pics!

      Because I can't stand bad scanned pictures I took the freedom to manipulate your first pic.

      Attachment 653015

      I hope I don't violate any copyright. If so, please let me know...

      Greetings from Germany,

      Martin
    1. kareng236's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      kareng236 -
      Thank you for sharing - lovely pictures.
    1. Gary J's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Gary J -
      Excellent !
    1. 09dtk's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      09dtk -
      Thanks for sharing these photos.
    1. Overthetop's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Overthetop -
      great photo's thnx for sharing,.cheers
    1. yumengye's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      yumengye -
      Thanks a lot!
    1. irek1970's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      irek1970 -
      Very nice pictures.
    1. Artur's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      Artur -
      Brilliant picture. Please add some more
    1. 6thLwowPanceri's avatar in War relics WW2 military forums
      6thLwowPanceri -
      Andrzejku, thank you, once again, for sharing rare photographs!
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