DANUTA (MĄCZKA) GRADOSIELSKA
A Member of the Women's Auxiliary in the Polish 2nd Corps during WW2
Danuta with her parents and siblings on the 'osada' in Poland.
Danuta Mączka, a schoolgirl of 14 in Poland
Helena Mączka, Danuta's step-mother
Zosia Mączka, who died in hospital in Siberia, on Christmas Eve in 1940
Brother Tadek, in Jerusalem in 1944
Bogus Mączka, in the Polish 2nd Corps in 1945
Danuta in the Women's Auxiliary 316 Transport Co. in 1943
Danuta's father Stefan in the 1st Polish Armoured Division in Scotland in 1944
Danuta marries Jerzy Gradosielski, who was also a member of the Polish 2nd Corps, 19 August 1945
Members of the 316 Transport Co. with a vehicle like the one that Danuta drove.
Danuta and her first born child, Elzunia, in London in 1949
Danuta and Jerzy with their 6 children in London in 1985
Click on the player below to hear Danuta describe part of her experience in an interview on BBC Radio 4