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Pilots of the Polish Air Force saw action from the first day of World War 2 until the final victory in Europe. Flying hopelessly outmoded P.11 fighters in defence of their country in September 1939, a handful of aviators inflicted serious losses on the Luftwaffe before being overwhelmed. The survivors escaped to then neutral Hungary and Romania, before being ordered to France by the new C-in-C of exiled Polish Armed Forces, General Sikorski. With the invasion of Western Europe in May 1940, the surviving pilots were once more thrust into desperate action in newly-formed Polish units

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Published Jan 20 2013
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 100
ISBN 9781472800930
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 100 b/w; 40 col
Series Aircraft of the Aces
Short code ACE 21
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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