Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Card for Polish Troops in German Army

Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Card for Polish Troops in German Army

This page from Lt D.W. Gay's 'War Effort' is a card aimed at Polish troops fighting in the Germany army. It roughly translates as:

Pole in the German Army
We are facing each other
YOU - in the uniform of our common enemy
We - in our beloved Polish uniforms, with eagles on the cap
You - you wear a German uniform of compulsion, because under the threat of death they told you to put it on
Drop him while it's time
Throw down the weapon from which they told you to shoot your compatriots.
Destroy it before you come to us.

We know you will come.
Every minute is expensive.
We are waiting for you!

Many thanks to Martin Hampton, the son in law of Lt. Gay, for sending us this material. These pages come from Gay's own private notebook which began with similar infomation to his flight log, but became more detailed, and also included a number of interesting items that had been pasted in.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (17 January 2020), Lt D.W. Gay's War Effort - Card for Polish Troops in German Army , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_war_effort_101.html

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