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Le mémorial de MONTORMEL

Le mémorial de MONTORMEL

With Thanks to Steven Duda Grandson of Cavalry Capt  (Rotmistrz) Duda, at website link  http://www.opusmedia.fr/kazimierzduda/default.asp?lg=gb Napoleon's Name is in line 4

With Thanks to Steven Duda Grandson of Cavalry Capt (Rotmistrz) Duda, at website link http://www.opusmedia.fr/kazimierzduda/default.asp?lg=gb Napoleon's Name is in line 4

Wilhelmshaven May 1945 - Armoured Hussars - 1st Polish Armoured Division - Click on this photo to go to the special website

Wilhelmshaven May 1945 - Armoured Hussars - 1st Polish Armoured Division - Click on this photo to go to the special website

On 14 April 1945 the Division stood on the Dutch-German border for its final offensive of the war, reaching the River Ems near the German border on 18 April. By 19 April the division had completed its task of clearing north-east Holland and was advancing towards north-west Germany. Following the surrender of all German forces on 4 May 1945 in North-West Europe, with the ceasefire declared for 08.00 hours on 5 May,

On 14 April 1945 the Division stood on the Dutch-German border for its final offensive of the war, reaching the River Ems near the German border on 18 April. By 19 April the division had completed its task of clearing north-east Holland and was advancing towards north-west Germany. Following the surrender of all German forces on 4 May 1945 in North-West Europe, with the ceasefire declared for 08.00 hours on 5 May,

The Polish flag is being raised in Wilhelmshaven, on May 5, 1945. Phot in the collection of the Museum of the Polish Army

The Polish flag is being raised in Wilhelmshaven, on May 5, 1945. Phot in the collection of the Museum of the Polish Army

Notification and Funeral arrangements for General Stanislaw Maczek. laid to rest with his soldiers in Breda

Notification and Funeral arrangements for General Stanislaw Maczek. laid to rest with his soldiers in Breda

THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944 - Sergeant McVay of the Black Watch, 51st Highland Division (second from the left) sharing a joke with soldiers of the 1st Polish Armoured Division before setting off for the attack on the Caen hinge at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise', 8 August 1944. Sergeant McVay was a resident of Whitby, North Yorkshire.

THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944 - Sergeant McVay of the Black Watch, 51st Highland Division (second from the left) sharing a joke with soldiers of the 1st Polish Armoured Division before setting off for the attack on the Caen hinge at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise', 8 August 1944. Sergeant McVay was a resident of Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Pools Militair Ereveld aan Ettensebaan in Breda.

Pools Militair Ereveld aan Ettensebaan in Breda.

Shermans from 1st Armoured Division in Normandy. In the foreground a tank version "Firefly".

Shermans from 1st Armoured Division in Normandy. In the foreground a tank version "Firefly".

THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944 - A column of Cromwell tanks of the 10th Mounted Rifles Regiment (1st Polish Armoured Division) moving towards enemy positions at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise', south of Caen, 8 August 1944.

THE POLISH ARMY IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN, 1944 - A column of Cromwell tanks of the 10th Mounted Rifles Regiment (1st Polish Armoured Division) moving towards enemy positions at the beginning of the Operation 'Totalise', south of Caen, 8 August 1944.

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