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Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

My Resources My Twitter@PolishIICorps My Summary PresentationOverview presentation of the history Polish 2nd Corps. My Websitehttps://www.pleszak.com/ My Bloghttps://pleszak.blog/ My Blog on Polish 2 Corps Uniform Identification https://pleszak.blog/2021/03/02/polish-2-corps-uniform-identification/ List of Deportation Trains Click on the link for a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Deportation Trains Updated Useful Groups Kresy-Siberia Group It’s a magnificent group with lots of information … More Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

Rod Thackray Paintings

Paintings and sketches by Mellor artist Rod Thackray Click on the image to see full size and use arrows to scroll through each section All are available to buy. For sizes, media, and price enquire using contact page. Ludworth Moor Colliery Mellor Other paintings and sketches Industrial New Mills Steam engines

Lancaster bombers operated by the Soviet Air Force in WW2

Although no Lancasters were supplied to the Russian military under the lend lease scheme in WW2 two examples were in fact used in Soviet Air Force markings. In preparation for Operation Paravane, the attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz which was anchored in a fjord in the far north of Norway, thirty-eight 617 Squadron and … More Lancaster bombers operated by the Soviet Air Force in WW2

What happened to the Lancasters used on the Dambuster Raid?

The Dambuster Raids, or more correctly Operation Chastise is without doubt the most famous bombing mission of the Second World War (at least here in Britain). Over 75 years on everybody has heard about the ‘bouncing bomb’ and the hero pilot Guy Gibson. Most people, if they only know of one RAF Squadron, it will … More What happened to the Lancasters used on the Dambuster Raid?