"...History records few instances
of armies of the strength of the Polish forces under British command having
fought so long and so gallantly as exiles, or of men who took such risks, not to
seek safety, but to face the further risks of battle when they reached their
...The Battle of Britain - during which Polish fighters shot down 15 per cent.
of German aircraft destroyed - Tobruk, Cassino, the Falaise pocket, Arnhem,
these are only few of the names associated with Polish arms. At sea, on land,
and in the air the Poles proved themselves good fighters and good comrades.
Those who love courage and endurance in the depths of adversity must wish these
men well, wherever they may go."
London "Times" 21st March 1946.
S/Ldr E. Pawlikowski.
Sep 1944 Eboli ► Jan 1945 Meldola ► Apr 1945 Imola ► May 1945 Porto St. Giorgio. ►
► Later in region of Lago di
Garba, with flights at
Padova, Verona, Milan,
Firenze, Iesi and Bologna.
Auster III, IV and V (all unarmed)
Left: The 663 squadron's badge.
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