RAF No 308 (Krakow) Squadron

RAF No 308 (Krakow) Squadron Spitfire photographs

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn (Polish) pilot Antoni Tony Glowacki 13 Apr 1943 IWM HU106461

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn (Polish) pilot Antoni Tony Glowacki 13 Apr 1943 IWM HU106461

Portrait of Flying Officer Antoni "Tony" Głowacki who shot down five enemy planes in one day on 24 August 1940 while in service with No. 501 Fighter Squadron RAF. He was one of the only three pilots who achieved "ace in a day" status during the Battle of Britain. His decorations include Distinguished Flying Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Virtuti Militari, Cross of Valour and 3 bars. At the time this photograph was taken he served with No. 308 Polish Fighter Squadron, 13 April 1943.

Imperial War Museum IWM HU 106461 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205222108

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn pilots with Spitfire IX RAF 308Sqn ZF-A 1944 01

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn pilot Taddeusz Szlenkier 1944 01

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn pilot Taddeusz Szlenkier with remains of his Fw 190 SD 1st Jan 1945 01

Aircrew RAF 308Sqn pilot Taddeusz Szlenkier with remains of his Fw 190 SD 1st Jan 1945 02

Spitfire LFIX RAF 308Sqn ZFB MK940 late 1944 Militaria (61) 2014

Spitfire LFIX RAF 308Sqn ZFR pilot Taddeusz Szlenkier MK984 25th Dec 1944

Spitfire LFIX RAF 308Sqn ZFT pilot Taddeusz Szlenkier MK346 forced landing 1st Jan 1945 01

Aircraft History MK346 LFIX CBAF 171363 CBAF M66 6MU 4-2-44 329S '5A-T' 28-2-44 Escort to B-26s Recalled so flew sweep to Mons air collision in cloud with MK360 crashed Wappington Farm Horsham Sussex CB 26-4-44 Sgt-Chef A Alligier injured AST 332S 15-6-44 ASTH 14-10-44 308S 'ZF-T' 9-11-44 Shot down by fighters over St.Denijs Westrem crash landed north east of Ghent CB 1-1-45 recat E 12-3-45

Spitfire LFIX RAF 308Sqn ZFT Tadeusz Szlenkier MK346 shot down by fighters Ghent Belgium 9th Nov 1944 01

Spitfire LFIX RAF 308Sqn ZFU 01

Spitfire LFXVI RAF 308Sqn ZFT F.Sgt Glowczewki TB637 1945

Spitfire MkIX RAF 308Sqn ZFB MK940 at Le Fresne Camilly Normandy 1944 IWM CL600

Spitfire MkIX RAF 308Sqn ZFB MK940 at Le-Fresne Camilly Normandy 1944 IWM CL600

Mechanics of No. 3206 Servicing Commando RAF garner wheat for transportation from a dispersal area needed for aircraft at B5/Le-Fresne Camilly, Normandy. Behind them, armourers attend to a Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX (ZF-B MK940) of No. 308 Polish Fighter Squadron.

Imperial War Museum IWM CL 600 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205211618

Spitfire XVI RAF 308Sqn ZFE pilot Edwarda Jaworskiego TD242 late 1945 46 Militaria (61) 2014

Aircraft History AB968 Vb CBAF M45 24MU 4-9-41 308S 11-9-41 AST 12-12-41 19S 10-6-42 131S 6-9-42 PPSM 21-10-42 131S 17-11-42 VASM fuel syst mods AST 8-4-43 Cv Seafire Ib reserialled NX917

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  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
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  • 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/

 

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