The Archive of the bombing war 1939-1945


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Józef Staniewski and two women


The two women are seated and Josef is standing behind them.

Two airmen and a soldier


A half length portrait of the three men. Josef Staniewski is on the right, Reg is in the middle.

Baby girl


A toddler in a dress.

Józef Staniewski, two airmen, Reg and Ella


Josef is holding Dusky the dog with the other four behind him.
On the reverse is a message in Polish.

Józef Staniewski


A head and shoulders portrait of Józef.
On the reverse 'Souvenier [sic] to Reg from Josef'.
There is a second identical copy with, on the reverse…

Three airmen


Three airmen standing with arms linked.
On the reverse 'To Ella and Reg from [indecipherable] 18th January 1941'

Five airmen including Józef Staniewski


Half length portrait of five airmen with Józef second from left.
On the reverse 'To Reg and Ella, With love and best wishes All crew - Josef…

Józef Staniewski


A half length portrait of Józef.
On the reverse 'To Reg my Brother. All the Best and all my love from Josef' and 'Wolney 46 C Flight No 6 Block…

Man in a park


A man standing in a park surrounded by tropical plants. Behind is Table Mountain.
On the reverse 'For Ela & Reg from [indecipherable] Cape Town…