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BALLYHALBERT, NORTHERN IRELAND - In 1944, Ballyhalbert was a stopover point for General Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force during the Battle of Normandy. Today, all that really remains of the site are the abandoned watch tower and the remnants of the three runways whose traffic was once guided from those in the tower.

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

Pilots of 303 (Polish) Squadron, Leconfield, 1940

Pilots of No. 303 (Polish) Squadron, Leconfield, During the Battle of Britain No. 303 Squadron was the most successful Fighter Command unit, destroying 126 enemy aircraft.

German civilian prisoners captured by the patriots during the uprising in Warsaw, when the Polish Home Army rose against the Nazis. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Captured by the Home Army during the Warsaw Uprising, German civilians were forced to wear uniforms donned with the pin by Paolo Marzioli

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 88, 2 Messerschmitt Bf 109, 6 Dornier Do 17 and 1 Heinkel He 111. Photo: Pilots from 303 Squadron.

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.

historicaltimes: “ Color by me: Pilots of No. 303 Squadron RAF with one of their Hawker Hurricanes, October 1940. Seguir leyendo ”

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

Squadron Leader Douglas Bader DSO (front centre) with some of the Canadian pilots of his Squadron, 242 (Canadian) Squadron, grouped around his Hurricane fighter aircraft at Duxford, Cambridgeshire - Battle of Britain - 1940

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Douglas Bader was a famous fighter pilot from World War Two 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. Bader was an outstanding sportsman; when young he played rugby union for Harlequins, who are still an active club, at fly-half. He came close to English national team selection.

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.

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.

Pilots of 610 Sqdn relax between sorties (HU1062)

Spitfire pilots of No. 610 Squadron RAF relax between missions.

No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron pilots.

Polish pilots of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron of the British Royal Air Force pose for the camera in front of a Hawker Hurricane.

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