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Polish soldiers in France 1940

Article about: Hi all, As some of you may or may not know, my father was a Polish soldier in WW2. To honour my father's memory and to honour the sacrifice made by Polish soldiers in the war against Nazi an

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    This is a link to the Order of Battle of the 2e Division d'Infanterie Polonaise (2e DIP)* of the French Supreme Headquarters (GQG) Reserve:

    Réserve de GQG Order of Battle, 10 May 1940

    Polish soldiers in France 1940
    (apologies for the poor image quality - this is the way it downloaded)

    *2nd Rifle Division (2 Dywizja Strzelców Pieszych)

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    As Andrzej said... another day, another photo:

    Polish soldiers in France 1940

    Photo from the Hieronim Dekutowski web site.

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    A list of ships involved in evacuating Polish soldiers, sailors and airmen from the French ports along the Bay of Biscay (click on the lists to enlarge):
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    Allied troops troop evacuated on SS Guinean.

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    Polish Gydnina-America liner MS Sobieski requisitioned as troopship.
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    Polish troops aboard the MS Sobieski.

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    Polish Gydina-America liner MS Batory prior to being requisitioned as troopship.

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    HMT Ettrick.

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    SS Arandora Star evacuating Polish airmen at St. Jean de Luz.
    (From the Kazimierz Chomacki web site)
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    Polish personnel onboard the SS Arandora Star.
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    Polish airman Kazimierz Chomacki


    SS Lancastria. The sinking of the troopship Lancastria at St Nazaire in 1940 was Britain's worst ever maritime disaster.
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    Bombed by a Junkers Ju 88, between 4000-6000 British troops and personnel were lost when the SS Lancastria was sunk.
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    Two links about the sinking of the SS Lancastria:
    Home - HMT Lancastria Association
    BBC News - Today - Lancastria: Britain's forgotten disaster

    Two ships that rescued survivors from the SS Lancastria:

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    HMS Galatea

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    SS Oronsay

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    Hi everyone,

    Posted below are photographs of Polish Troops aboard the Royal Scotsman evacuated from France June 1940

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    Once again click on the photographs to enlarge in a new window.

    Hope that you enjoy

    Andrzejku

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    Hi everyone,

    Some more photos of 10PSK during June 1940.

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    I hope that you like them.

    p.s. click on the photograph to enlarge and open in a new window.

    Andrzejku

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    Quote by andrzejku98 View Post
    Hi everyone,

    Some more photos of 10PSK during June 1940.

    Polish soldiers in France 1940
    Anyone know what motorcycle model was used by the Poles in France?

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    Polish soldiers in France 1940
    That's odd - the AT gun, which has wheels, is sitting atop a trailer. Anyone know why?

    Thanks for posting Andrzej.

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    Quote by dastier View Post

    That's odd - the AT gun, which has wheels, is sitting atop a trailer. Anyone know why?
    It looks like it might be on a special sidecar, though I probably don't know what I am talking about.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Could be? Or is it towed by the truck? If a sidecar I'd like to see more pics of that. Organic AT capability for a motorcycle unit?

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    Hello! Very hard to find! Items from Normandy or Picardie aare more easy to find, I suppose. I ask to a fellow collecting French 1940.

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