Without the Polish pilots, the Battle of Britain could have been lst. They shot down more Germans then any English. Dywizjon 303 in color - No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
21 August 1940 There were no fatalities today although there were 3 Hurricanes, 2 Blenheims and 6 Spitfires either lost or damaged. The Germans lost 6 Junkers Ju 2 Messerschmitt Bf 6 Dornier Do 17 and 1 Heinkel He Photo: Pilots from 303 Squadron.
A group of Polish pilots of the No. 303 (“Kościuszko”) Polish Fighter Squadron are photographed at in front a Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft at RAF Northolt un the U. 303 was formed in July 1940 in Blackpool, England
Douglas Bader (center) was a famous British fighter pilot from World War II who had twenty-two kills credited to him. He flew and fought in the Battle of Britain with no legs – the result of a pre-war plane crash.
No. 303 "Kościuszko" Polish Fighter Squadron (303 Dywizjon Myśliwski "Warszawski im. Tadeusza Kościuszki") was one of 16 Polish squadrons in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. It was the highest scoring RAF squadron of the Battle of Britain.