Poland’s fate is decided by Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill at Yalta in February. Polish warships enter the German naval base at Wilhelmshaven following its capture by Polish Forces under General Maczek on 6th May. In post-war operations Polish destroyers are deployed to scuttle the German U-Boat fleet from November 1945 – February 1946.

Edward Nikiel

Able-bodied Seaman

Yalta Conference – ships ordered to port, February.

Edward Josef Nikiel