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Army Records

Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum, London
The archives of the Sikorski Institute have a large collection of war time documents that are available here.

You can also visit the museum to see many fascinating artifacts. Opening hours are shown on the web site.
20 Princes Gate
London SW7 1PT
Phone: +44 20 7589 9249

The Polish Underground Movement Study Trust, London
This museum holds records of Polish underground army, including personal files of army personnel who parachuted into Poland to work with the resistance (cichociemni). They have some materials available online, or you can visit the museum. Opening hours are shown on the web site
11 Leopold Road
London W5 3PB
Phone: +44 20 8992 6057

UK Ministry of Defence
The UK MoD hold records of Polish servicemen and women serving alongside the Allies during the war.
You can request copies of documents by contacting:
Monika Helman
MoD, APC Polish Enquiries.
Building 1, RAF Northolt,
West End Road,

Phone: +44 208 833 8603

Refugee essays
Following release from Siberia, refugees were encouraged to write about their deportation experiences. These essays are available in the Hoover Institute. They have also been scanned and are also available here

Instructions on use of these archives are available here.

Polish Airforce in Great Britain - Lista Krzyska
A complete list of personnel of the Polish Air Force in Great Britain 1940-1947 is available on this web site.

German Prisoner of War archive
This Instytut Pamieci Narodowej database contains information of Prisoners of War and people forced to work in Germany.

German army records

German war dead records

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