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Polish Squadron No. 303, 11 Group. Battle Of Britain 1940 '...during the course of the month shot down more Germans then any British unit in the same period.' - Air Chief Marshall Dowding.

No. 303 "Kościuszko" Polish Fighter Squadron (303 Dywizjon Myśliwski "Warszawski im. Tadeusza Kościuszki") was one of 16 Polish squadrons in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. It was the highest scoring RAF squadron of the Battle of Britain.

In WWII, women serving in the Army Air Forces' branch of the Women's Army Corps were called "AIr Wacs." They served on air bases both stateside and overseas.

Photographer Julien Bryan comforts a ten-year-old Polish girl named Kazimiera Mika, whose older sister was killed in a field near Jana Ostroroga Street in Warsaw during a German air raid by Luftwaffe (September 1939)

Polish King Jan III Sobieski and his Winged Hussars defeat the Ottoman Empire with the largest cavalry charge in history | Battle and Siege of Vienna | 1683 |

This is Sigmund Sobolewski. He was the 88th prisoner to enter into Auschwitz. Born to a Catholic family in Poland, Sobolewski was an officer in the Polish Army when Germany invaded the country. He would survive the initial invasion only to be arrested for his father’s anti-Nazi activities. Only 17 years old when he arrived at Auschwitz on the very first transport to the fledgling camp in June of 1940, he would spend the next four and a half years there, until the camp’s liberation in January…

Krystyna Skarbek (1915 – 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent months before the SOE was founded in July 1940. She had been the longest serving British woman agent during World War II. Because of her exploits, the SOE began recruiting more women agents into the organization.

800 mm super heavy rail gun Dora Adolf Hitler (Center), Albert Speer (left) and other dignitaries arrived at the site at Rugenwalde (now Darłowo, Poland), where they were represented the 800 mm super heavy rail gun Dora (80-cm-Kanone (E) and the prototype of the SAU SD. Kfz. 184 ' Ferdinand '. Rugenwalde, march 19th 1943

Stanisław Skalski was a Polish fighter ace of the Polish Air Force in World War II. On 1 September 1939 he attacked a German Henschel Hs 126 reconnaissance aircraft, which was eventually shot down by Marian Pisarek. Skalski then landed next to it, helped to bandage wounded crew members and arranged for them to be taken to a military hospital. By 16 September Skalski reached "ace" status, claiming a total of six German aircraft and making him the first Allied air ace of World War II.

Jimmy Stewart...WWII.....Did you know, He was a pilot in the USAF, had a noted military career and was a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve. See, some actors are real heroes.