This suggested reading list has been kindly suppled by Dr Katarzyna Nowak, with input also from Josef Butler.
Bailkin, Jordanna. Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain. First edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Bhattacharjee, Anuradha., and Franek. Herzog. The Second Homeland : Polish Refugees in India. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2012.
Cohen, Gerald Daniel. In War’s Wake: Europe’s Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Davies, Norman. Trail of Hope: the Anders Army, an Odyssey Across Three Continents. Oxford, England: Osprey Publishing, 2015.
Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann, Anna D. The Exile Mission: the Polish Political Diaspora and Polish Americans, 1939-1956. 1st ed. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2004.
Jolluck, Katherine R. Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union During World War II. Pittsburgh, Pa: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.
Lingelbach, Jochen. On the Edges of Whiteness: Polish Refugees in British Colonial Africa During and after the Second World War. New York: Berghahn Books, 2020.
Nowak, Katarzyna. “‘We Would Rather Drown Ourselves in Lake Victoria’: Refugee Women, Protest, and Polish Displacement in Colonial East Africa, 1948-49.” Immigrants & minorities 37.1-2 (2019): 92–117.
Ryan, Louise & Webster, Wendy. Gendering migration: masculinity, femininity and ethnicity in post-war Britain. London: Routledge, 2016.
Salvatici, Silvia. ‘Sights of Benevolence: UNRRA’s Recipients Portrayed’, in Heide Fehrenbach and Davide Rodogno’s edited volume Humanitarian Photography: a history (Cambridge 2014): 200-222.
Keith Sword, M.B. Grabowski and Norman Davies, The Formation of the Polish Community in Great Britain, 1939-1950. London: School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London, 1989.
Taylor, Lynne. Polish Orphans of Tengeru: the Dramatic Story of Their Long Journey to Canada 1941-49. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2009.
Temple, Bogusia (1994) Polish Identity and Community Occasional Paper Number 38. In: Manchester Sociology Occasional Papers. University of Manchester, Department of Sociology.
Zahra, Tara. The Great Departure: Mass Migration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World. New York, United States: W.W. Norton and Company, 2017.
Ziarski-Kenberg, Tomasz. The Polish Community in Scotland. 2000 – interview with the author here.
Collections of published primary sources:
Piotrowski, Tadeusz. The Polish Deportees of World War II : Recollections of Removal to the Soviet Union and Dispersal Throughout the World. Jefferson, N.C. ;: McFarland, 2007.
Beaupré-Stankiewicz, Irena., Danuta. Waszczuk-Kamieniecka, and Jadwiga. Lewicka-Howells. Isfahan : City of Polish Children. 3rd ed. (London?): Association of Former Pupils of Polish Schools, Isfahan and Lebanon, 1989.
Kresy Siberia Virutal Museum – https://kresy-siberia.org/hall-of-testimonies/ [Collection of testimonies and other primary sources]
Images and testimonies of refugees evacuated from the Soviet Union: Kresy Siberia Virtual Museum
Database of victims of Nazi persecution by the Institute of National Remembrance, searchable by name: https://straty.pl/szukaj-osoby.php
Digital archives on the victims of Nazi persecution, including refugees and Displaced Persons, searchable by name: Arolsen Archives, Bad Arolsen, Germany, https://arolsen-archives.org/en/
Free inquiries from family members willing to find out about fates of their relatives during the Nazi era: https://arolsen-archives.org/en/search-explore/inquiries/information-for-relatives/