By Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak
Pilots of the Polish Air strength observed motion from the 1st day of worldwide warfare 2 till the ultimate victory in Europe. Flying hopelessly superseded P.11 combatants in defence in their nation in September 1939, a handful of aviators inflicted critical losses at the Luftwaffe sooner than being beaten. The survivors escaped to then impartial Hungary and Romania, sooner than being ordered to France by way of the recent C-in-C of exiled Polish military, basic Sikorski. With the invasion of Western Europe in may possibly 1940, the surviving pilots have been once again thrust into determined motion in newly-formed Polish devices
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