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Photo ID: 966549
Title:

Postcard

Description:

Postcard purchased while en route from Iran to the UK (RAF pilot training).

Time Period:

During WWII

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Photo ID: 966548
Title:

Postcard

Description:

Postcard purchased while en route from Iran to the UK (RAF pilot training).

Time Period:

During WWII

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Photo ID: 966547
Title:

Postcards

Description:

Postcard purchased while en route from Iran to the UK (RAF pilot training). New sights along the way.

Time Period:

During WWII

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Photo ID: 966546
Title:

Postcard

Description:

Postcard purchased while en route from Iran to the UK (RAF pilot training). New sights along the way.

Time Period:

During WWII

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Photo ID: 966545
Title:

World map

Description:

World map of Roman's odyssey from Stryj, Poland, and conscription into the Russian Army, to Anders' Army and joining pilot training with the RAF in the UK and Canada.

Time Period:

During WWII

Related Military Service:

Conscripted into the Red Army

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Photo ID: 966544
Title:

Wild Woodbine Cigarette Advert

Description:

"Willy Woodbine" cigarettes were issued free in Deolali, India along with a booklet of English and Hindu phrases.

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

India

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Photo ID: 966532
Title:

The Mariposa

Description:

Postcard of ship that took 2,000 Poles from Mumbai (Bombay) to Greenock, Scotland for RAF training (Feb.28, 1943 - Mar. 29, 1943). In peace-time the liner carried 700 passengers but this trip held about five thousand on board.

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

India

City/Town/Village:

Mumbai

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966503
Title:

RCAF Flying Log Book Page

Description:

Page from RCAF Flying Log Book, Malton, ON, Canada

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

Canada

City/Town/Village:

Malton, Ontario

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966500
Title:

Polish Airmen in Canada

Description:

Polish airmen in Canada. Left to right: E. Witkowski (Trent), C. Orzechowski, R. Skulski

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

Canada

City/Town/Village:

Malton, Ontario

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966499
Title:

RAF Flying Log Book

Description:

No.25 (P) Elementary Flying Training School, Hucknall, England

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

City/Town/Village:

Hucknall

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966488
Title:

Polish student fliers in Canada

Description:

Polish airmen in RAF training, No. 1 AOS, Malton (near Toronto), Ontario, Canada 1944. l to r: E. Witkowski, C. Orzechowski, B. Borejko, E. Halatek

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Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966486
Title:

Squadron 304, Poles in RAF training in Canada

Description:

Roman Skulski in navigator training, Squadron 304, Malton, Ontario, Canada, December 1944.
The group took training exercises flying twin-engine Ansons that were piloted by Canadian bush pilots.

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

Canada

City/Town/Village:

Malton

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966482
Title:

RAF Leave Form, Scotland

Description:

RAF Leave Form:
Hucknall/Aberdeen,
August 2 to August 8, 1943

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

City/Town/Village:

Hucknall/Aberdeen

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966482
Title:

RAF Leave Form, Scotland

Description:

RAF Leave Form:
Hucknall/Aberdeen,
August 2 to August 8, 1943

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

City/Town/Village:

Hucknall/Aberdeen

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966480
Title:

Page from diary

Description:

Polish diary signed by GT McCulloch while enroute to the UK for RAF training (RV Skulski)

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

South Africa

City/Town/Village:

Cape Town

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966478
Title:

Tram Ticket Issued in CapeTown

Description:

Cape Town stopover while enroute to the UK for RAF training.

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

South Africa

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 966476
Title:

Polish Army Middle East Command Soldiers

Description:

Soldiers who volunteered, in Teheran, for pilot training in the RAF and en route to Great Britain. In front of a water pump, Deolali, India, 1943. l to r. W. Urbanczyk, S. Muhln, R. Skulski

Source:

Personal collection

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

India

City/Town/Village:

Deolali

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 959314
Title:

Jan Fedzin Army Pay Book 1

Description:

Jan Fedzin Army Pay Book 1

Source:

Ken Fedzin

Related Military Service:

Polish 2nd Corps in Italy (Gen. Anders)

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Photo ID: 958857
Title:

Michal, 1943

Description:

Michal in 304 Squadron in the UK

Source:

Krysia Kolodziej

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 958621
Title:

Janek Starzak, Airforce in UK, 1944

Description:

Jan Starzak with a Spitfire (1944?)

Source:

Krys Dobrzanski

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 958620
Title:

Janek Starzak in 1944

Description:

Jan Starzak (my maternal uncle) to the left of the picture (1944?). Air Cadet in the UK - possibly 300 Bomber Squadron. Does anyone have any ideas?

Source:

Krys Dobrzanski

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 957973
Title:

Polish Air Force in the UK

Description:

Eugeniusz is on the right side

Source:

Stanisław Gendera

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 957968
Title:

Eugeniusz Łubina

Description:

Eugeniusz Łubina

Source:

Stanisław Gendera

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 954303
Title:

Zygmunt Minkler

Description:

Zygmunt in the Polish 300 Bomber Squadron in Lincolnshire UK

Source:

Richard Minkler

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

City/Town/Village:

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 953941
Title:

Oswald Krydner

Description:

Portrait from his PAF in France ID

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

France

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in France

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Photo ID: 953941
Title:

Oswald Krydner

Description:

Portrait from his PAF in France ID

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

France

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in France

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Photo ID: 953940
Title:

Oswald Krydner

Description:

PAF ID in France

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

France

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in France

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Photo ID: 953940
Title:

Oswald Krydner

Description:

PAF ID in France

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

France

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in France

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Photo ID: 953939
Title:

Letter awarding him the Cross of Merit

Description:

Letter awarding him the Cross of Merit

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

During WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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Photo ID: 953937
Title:

Letter confirming his service in PAF

Description:

Letter confirming his service in PAF

Source:

Barbara Poulter

Time Period:

After WWII

Country:

United Kingdom

Related Military Service:

Polish Air Force in the UK

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