Photo-books and publications
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PHOTO-BOOKS published by the Polish Armed Forces during WW2:
In Their Country's Service - Women Soldiers of the Polish 2nd Corps: This book was published in 1946 and depicts the women who served in various functions (lorry drivers, nurses, canteen, etc.) Warning: it is a very large PDF document and may take some time to load from Google Drive.
2nd Corps Armoured Division: This book of photos about the Armoured Division was published in 1946. The text is in Polish..
2nd Corps - 2nd Warszawa Armoured Division: This book of photos about the 2nd Warszawa Armoured Division was published in 1946. The text is in English.
3DSK of the Polish 2nd Corps: This book of photos about the 3rd Carpathian Rifle Division was published in 1945. The text is in Polish, English and Italian.
In Fight for Freedom: This book of photos and text was published in 1945. It tells the story of the Poles who were deported to Russia, were released on 'amnesty', and went on to serve in the Polish 2nd Corps in Italy. The text is in Polish, English and Italian.
Polish Navy: This book of text and illustrations about the history of the Polish Navy (up to and including WW2) and was published in 1945. The text is in English.
2nd Corps - Souvenir of Italy: This book of photos, showing various key places in Italy, was published in 1946. The text is in Polish.
Soviet Justice: This book of photos and drawings is about the forced deportation of Poles to Siberia during WW2. It was published in Italy in 1949. The text is in Polish.
First to Fight: This is an exhibit put together by the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland. It describes the different military services that were involved with the Allies during WW2, as well as the aftermath of the war. The text is in English.
BOOKS related to this history:
The General Langfit Story: This book tells the story of Polish exiles who were forcibly deported to Siberia, were released on 'amnesty', fought with the Allies in WW2, then resettled in Australia - travelling there aboard the ship "General Langfit". The text is in English.
Monte Casino 60th Anniversary Booklet: This booklet tells the story of the battles for Monte Cassino. The text is in English.
BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE: Traces will Remain of the Days Gone By This book was published in 2018 by the Polish Combatants’ Association, Branch #2, in London, Ontario, Canada. It contains a brief history of how Polish WW2 veterans came to be in Canada, as well as the biographies of Polish Veterans who were part of Branch #2. Some bios are very short, while others are quite detailed. A great many of these veterans were deported to Siberia and were later set free to join the Polish Army being formed in the USSR. They went on to serve in the various branches of the Polish Armed Forces in the west.