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Online Talk – The History of the Polish Airmen’s Association UK

The History of the Polish Airmen’s Association UK

Artur Bildziuk will give a talk focusing on the history of the Polish Airmen’s Association UK.

The talk will begin with the formation of the Association in 1945, and includes a short introduction to the Polish Air Force, its formation and contribution to the Allied victory in the Second World War, particularly the story of Polish Guinea Pigs.

The talk will also explain the activities and legacy which led to the current Polish Airmen’s Association. It will tell the story of the association continuing as a commemorative and social organisation for veterans and their families.

About the Speaker

Artur Bildziuk is the Chairman of the Polish Airmen’s Association UK, a commemorative and social organisation for veterans of the Polish Air Force and their families.

Artur was born and brought up in West London. His parents both served in the Polish Air Force during the Second World War and he was brought up in the community of Polish Airmen and women. He has been an active member of the Polish Community in London for many years and serves on the advisory committee of the Polish Social and Cultural Centre in London. He is also a trustee of the Federation of Poles GB.

The image in the header shows Polish General Sikorski visiting the Queen Victoria Hospital in 1940. He came to present a medal to Zdzislaw Krasnodebski, a Guinea Pig who was in the Hospital for burns treatment.

Tickets are £5, plus the Eventbrite handling fee.

Tickets are available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/151023765147