Several prominent Israeli statesmen were born in Poland, including Israel's founder David Ben-Gurion, former President of Israel Shimon Peres, and Prime Ministers Yitzhak Shamir and Menachem Begin.
If you have any photos like those featured here, and would be willing to share them, it'd be great to hear from you.
All types and ages of cars, vans, trucks and public service vehicles (buses, coaches and taxis) now feature here, but this is very much a 'work in progress' section of the site, and it'll continue to be built up as I find more photographs to put on, and more get sent over to me.
Hopefully this new index of vintage vehicle photos will help visitors to the site find pics of the cars, lorries, coaches or vans that most interest them.
Genealogy research If you are researching your family tree or history, and have old photos that show motor-cars that need identification, by all means send them over and I'll see if I can help out.
For other uses, see Poles (disambiguation).; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.
The population of Poles in Poland is estimated at 37,394,000 out of an overall population of 38,538,000 (based on the 2011 census).
Polish émigrés have included individuals with important roles in American society, such as Generals Casimir Pulaski, Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Włodzimierz Krzyżanowski (a first cousin to composer Frédéric Chopin), and National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski.
Poland was also for centuries a refuge for many Jews from all over Europe; a large number emigrated in the twentieth century to Israel.
There are some smaller indigenous minorities in nearby countries such as Moldova.