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From the left: Władysław Sikorski with General Marian Kukiel, Clementine, Winston Churchill and the Polish ambassador Count Edward Raczynski. 1940.

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current20:52, 10 March 2005Thumbnail for version as of 20:52, 10 March 2005450 × 215 (27 KB)Piotrus (talk | contribs)Wladyslaw Sikorski and Winston Churchill 1943 Source: [] {{Fairuse}}
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