Photo Gallery: Iraq – Baghdad

This is part of the the Antoni Paszkiewicz project.

'Bagdad, XI 1942r' - Baghdad, November 1942

‘Bagdad, XI 1942r’ – Baghdad, November 1942. The Zawraa cinema; the film being shown is ‘Rendezvous’, a 1935 film starring William Powell and Rosalind Russell.

The majority of Polish forces were concentrated at Khanaqin, a little over 250 miles north-east of Baghdad. From the captions on the back of his photographs, it appears that Toni visited Baghdad in November 1942 and February 1943.

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