Insurgents examine weapons on ul. Tamka which were received by airdrop.

Insurgents examine weapons on ul. Tamka which were received by airdrop.

Vlll 1944 ,The air route of airdrop planes heading for Warsaw Uprising, 1400 km

Vlll 1944 ,The air route of airdrop planes heading for Warsaw Uprising, 1400 km

Polish Aircrew in Brindisi

Polish Aircrew in Brindisi

Brindisi - departure point for flights to aid the Warsaw Uprising

Brindisi - departure point for flights to aid the Warsaw Uprising

More Polish aircrew in Brindisi

More Polish aircrew in Brindisi

Polish aircrew for 1586 Squadron in Brindisi

Polish aircrew for 1586 Squadron in Brindisi

Returning to Brindisi

Returning to Brindisi

More Polish aircrew from flight 1586

More Polish aircrew from flight 1586

Aircraft and Polish crew from 1586 squadron in Brindisi

Aircraft and Polish crew from 1586 squadron in Brindisi

The 301 Polish Squadron, renamed 1586, flew many missions from Brindisi to Warsaw.

The 301 Polish Squadron, renamed flew many missions from Brindisi to Warsaw.

Returning to Brindisi after a Warsaw drop. This survived the deadly air corridor over Lake Balaton.

Returning to Brindisi after a Warsaw drop. This survived the deadly air corridor over Lake Balaton.

The Cinema at RAF Swinderby. My father organised many shows here with ENSA and also showed films such as 'Over the Rainbow'. Maybe that helped some of the Polish aircrew with their English!

The Cinema at RAF Swinderby. My father organised many shows here with ENSA and also showed films such as 'Over the Rainbow'. Maybe that helped some of the Polish aircrew with their English!

An arial photo of RAF Swinderby in Lincolnshire where my father was stationed during WW2. Many of the aircrew flying from here were Polish and ultimately their squadron was renamed 1586 and flew missions from Brindisi to support the Warsaw Uprising. A number are buried in Solymar Military Cemetery.

An arial photo of RAF Swinderby in Lincolnshire where my father was stationed during WW2. Many of the aircrew flying from here were Polish and ultimately their squadron was renamed 1586 and flew missions from Brindisi to support the Warsaw Uprising. A number are buried in Solymar Military Cemetery.

This British War Cemetery is near to my home in Budapest. It mostly contains the graves of Allied aircrew flying supply missions from Brindisi to support the Warsaw Uprising. Amongst the British and Commonwealth flyers are also a number of Polish airmen from 1586 Squadron. This group was formed from the remnant of 301 squadron which before the fall of Italy, was based at my father's station, RAF Swinderby, in Lincolnshire

This British War Cemetery is near to my home in Budapest. It mostly contains the graves of Allied aircrew flying supply missions from Brindisi to support the Warsaw Uprising. Amongst the British and Commonwealth flyers are also a number of Polish airmen from 1586 Squadron. This group was formed from the remnant of 301 squadron which before the fall of Italy, was based at my father's station, RAF Swinderby, in Lincolnshire

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