'Mieczysław Stachiewicz started the album in the summer of 1942 at RAF Hemswell during my service with 301 Squadron. The album is bound in a canvas from Wellington Z1273.' [translated]. There is also a handwritten note in English with page…
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Ojciec Julian Stachiewicz. He is in uniform and is wearing many medals.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of a woman, Matka Maryla z Sawickich with her arms crossed. Behind is a garden.
Photo 3 is a young…
A written statement describing the christening of a child that took place in a family home in Warszawa. There had been a long delay as the Father had been away. The Godfather was Józef Piłsudski the Commander in chief of the Polish State. It is a…
Photo 1 is a young woman looking out of a window.
Photo 2 is a young woman in a coat with a man in a coat seated. The image is taken from inside a building with the two people framed by the doorway.
Photo 3 is a man and a young woman sitting…
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting is a Bartel BM4 biplane dated 1929 produced by the ‘‘Samolot’’ factory.
Item 2 is a newspaper cutting of a RWD8, high wing monoplane, with a Polish registration, SP-ANL annotated 'The most popular plane the…
Photo 1 is a group of people round the back of a car, annotated:
We got stuck in the sand near Garwolin.
Photo 2 is five people with a caption with their names 'Maciek Miszewski, Jerzy Rajewski, Jan Rabek NN.
Photo 3 is the same group as photo 2…
Items written in three different languages: Polish, Serbian and Romanian.
Item 1 is a receipt for money paid to the Treasury in Bucharest written in Polish, dated 8 January 1940.
Item 2 is a photo of a queue outside railings with soldiers…
Photo 1 is a group of nine men standing at the Caryatid Porch on the Acropolis.
Photo 2 is the Monument of Philopappos, by the Acropolis.
Photo 3 is eight men standing in front of the Erechtheum.
Photo 4 is a view of the Acropolis.
Photo 5 is 11…
Documents relating to a sea voyage from Greece to Marseilles.
Item 1 is a ticket with a handwritten name and cabin number.
Item 2 is a ship taken from another ship.
Item 3 is a ticket referring to Mieczysław Stachiewicz and issued by Organe…
Eight photographs on a page captioned 'Oboz w Septfonds, wiosna 1940'.
Photo 1 is two lines of soldiers.
Photo 2 is a column of civilians led by two soldiers.
Photo 3 is a group of civilians walking under an arch. A French and Polish flag are…
Item 1 is a map of the centre of Lyons.
Item 2 is a post it note in Polish.
Item 3 and 4 are small tickets marked 'Controle' with Mieczysław Stachiewicz name handwritten on.
Item 5 is a badge in red, white and blue with 'Secours National' -…
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Mieczysław Stachiewicz in uniform.
Photo 2 is a group of men in a dormitory. There are no beds and the bedding is on the floor. The men are in uniform.
Photo 3 is a group of men outside in a yard.
Photo 1 is the ship 'Arandora Star'.
Photo 2 are seagulls and clouds
Photo 3 is some men at the side of the ship as it is cruising along.
Photo 4 is three men in uniform on the ship.
Photo 5 is a building at the side of the river.
Photo 6 is a…
Item 1 is a half length portrait of Gierek
Item 2 is a political cartoon with Jo Stalin, Hitler, Nazis and a soldier with Poland under his arm. They appear to be gambling for Poland.
Item 3 is an officer shouting at three people on beds on the…
RAF Kirkham Officer's Mess.
Photo 1 is a wall decoration, fireplace, chair and a ceiling light.
Photo 2 is a wall decoration of two women walking together.
Photo 3 is a wall decoration of an officer and a bare breasted woman dancing. Underneath…
Photo 1 is a group of Polish airmen marching along the promenade at Blackpool. In the background is Tussauds.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of a civilian woman in a coat. She has an RAF badge and is wearing a head scarf.
Photo 3 is a person in…
Photo 1 is 14 airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath each airmen is identified.
Photo 2 is Peterborough Cathedral.
Photo 3 is two women and a dog standing at the back of a van.
Photo 4 is a sergeant sitting on a bench, smoking. Behind are other…
Item 1 is a chit stating that Mieczysław Stachiewicz has applied for an Identity Card, dated 1.11.41
Item 2 is a photograph of a Wellington in flight.
Item 3 is a sketch for a flight from Bromcote to Yorkshire (Gool), Carlisle, Isle of Man, North…