RAF No 303 (Torun) Squadron

RAF No 303 (Torun) Squadron Spitfire photographs

Aircrew RAF 303Sqn pilots at RAF Leconfield 24 Oct 1940 IWM CH1535

A group of pilots of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron walking towards the camera from a Hawker Hurricane (probably Hurricane Mk.I, RF-F, V6684) after returning from a fighter sortie at RAF Leconfield, 24 October 1940. Left to right, in the front row are - Pilot Officer Mirosław "Ox" Ferić; Flight Lieutenant John A. Kent "Kentowski" (the CO of 'A' Flight); Flying Officer Bogdan Grzeszczak; Pilot Officer Jerzy Radomski; Pilot Officer Witold "Tolo" Łokuciewski; Pilot Officer Bogusław Mierzwa (obscured by Łokuciewski); Flying Officer Zdzisław Henneberg; Sergeant Jan Rogowski; Sergeant Eugeniusz Szaposznikow. In the centre, to the rear of this group, wearing helmet and goggles is Pilot Officer Jan "Donald Duck" Zumbach.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1535 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212606

Aircrew RAF 213Sqn Johnny Kent book cover 01

Aircrew RAF 303Sqn 01

Aircrew RAF 303Sqn 02

Aircrew RAF 303Sqn 03

Art Roy Cross RAF 303Sqn RF-D Jan Zumbach Kirton in Lindsey 1942 0A

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFA Impregnable P8385 Northalt April 1941 0A

Spitfire MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFP at Northolt England 1941 IWM HU111411

Pilot Officer Bolesław Drobiński being helped with his life jacket by Flying Officer Wiktor Strzembosz, both of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron, with the Spitfire IIA, 'RF-P' in the background. Photograph taken at RAF Northolt, 1941

Imperial War Museum IWM HU 111411 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205231647

Spitfire MkIIb RAF 303(Polish) RFV Bermuda I P8507 Northolt 1941 01

Spitfire MkIXc RAF 303 Polish RFG BS556 TC15015 Supermarine Spitfire MkIX Page 08

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFD Jan Zumbach BM144 Kirton in Lindsey Mar 1942 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFD Jan Zumbach EN951 Kirton in Lindsey 1942 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFD Jan Zumbach EN951 Kirton in Lindsey 1942 02

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFD Jan Zumbach EN951 Kirton in Lindsey 1942 0A

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFH BM144 escorting a B 17 carrying Montgomery 17th May 1943 IWM 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFH BM144 Halszka escorting Gen Montgomery 17th May 1943 IWM 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFK Kolacskowski BL670 Northolt 1942 0A

Spitfire MkV 303 Polish Sqn RF-K named 'EVER READY II' Sqn Ldr Wojciech Kolacskowski BL670 Northolt 1942

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303 Polish RFQ Antoni Glowaki Northolt Aug 1942 01

Spitfire MkVb RAF 303Sqn being rearmed at RAF Northolt IWM CH5506

Armourers of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron replenishing the 20 mm cannon of a Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB with ammunition, during a gun test in front of the firing butts at RAF Northolt.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 5506 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210181

AB790 Vb CBAF M45 8MU 31-7-41 452S 5-8-41 308S 1-4-42 engine failed wheels up landing Everidge Kent CE 16-4-42 ASTH SOC 38MU 13-4-43 VASM 21-4-43 fuel syst mods wing stiff 504S 29-6-43 165S 1-7-43 308S 10-10-43 FACB 6-3-44 Basta mods 130S 22-6-44 53OTU 15-8-44 FAAC 8-2-45 ros Braked hard after landing and tipped up Hibaldstow 6-5-45 recat E SOC 25-5-45

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  COD KF MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFR P8361 Northalt 1941
  COD KF MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFR P8361 Northalt 1941 V0A
  COD KF MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFR P8361 Northalt 1941 V0B
  COD KF MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFR P8361 Northalt 1941 V0C
  COD KF MkIIa RAF 303Sqn RFR P8361 Northalt 1941 V0D
 
  COD TS MkLFVb RAF 303Sqn RFD Jan Zumbach EN951 Kirton in Lindsey 1942 NM
  COD TS MkLFVb RAF 303Sqn RFD Jan Zumbach EN951 Kirton in Lindsey 1942 V0A

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    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

    Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • History of RAAF: http://www.airpages.ru/eng/ot/raaf_01.shtml
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

 

This webpage was updated 6th June 2021