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The Forgotten Few: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War

The crucial role played by Polish airmen during the Second World War and the colourful stories of their adventures have become part of British folklore.

But very few people have any idea of the extent of their involvement, or how they came to be in Britain.

In this brilliant history, Adam Zamoyski explores the unwavering courage of Polish fighters and how they helped to defeat the Nazis.

By the beginning of 1941, there was a fully fledged Polish Air Force operating alongside the RAF.


The Forgotten Few

Author : Adam Zamoyski  |  Pub Date : 2004-01  |  Publisher : Pen & Sword

ISBN 10 : 1844150909
ISBN 13 : 9781844150908

'The Forgotten Few', written by Adam Zamoyski, provides a complete history of the Polish Air Force from the German invasion of Poland to the end of World War II...

A Question Of Honor

Author : Lynne Olson  |  Pub Date : 2007-12-18  |  Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307424501
ISBN 13 : 0307424502

A Question of Honor is the gripping, little-known story of the refugee Polish pilots who joined the RAF and played an essential role in saving Britain from the Nazis, only to be be..

303 Squadron

Author : Arkady Fiedler  |  Pub Date : 2010  |  Publisher : Aquila Polonicapub

ISBN 10 : 1607720043
ISBN 13 : 9781607720041

303 Squadron is the thrilling story of the celebrated squadron of Polish fighter pilots whose superb skill in the air helped save England during its most desperate hours. Downing t..

The Polish Air Force At War

Author : Jerzy B. Cynk  |  Pub Date : 1998-09-01  |  Publisher : Schiffer Pub Ltd

ISBN 10 : IND:30000063901239
ISBN 13 :

This two volume set is the result of years' painstaking research of the official RAF and PAF documentation, and is fully supported by the Polish Air Force Association. Volume 1 cov..

Poland S Navy 1918 1945

Author : Michael Alfred Peszke  |  Pub Date : 1999  |  Publisher : Hippocrene Books

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015042409519
ISBN 13 :

In this well researched and informative history, the author outlines the role of the Polish Navy from its creation through World War II, including major battles and operations in t..

Mixing It

Author : Wendy Webster  |  Pub Date : 2018-03  |  Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198735762
ISBN 13 : 0198735766

During the Second World War, people arrived in Britain from all over the world as troops, war-workers, nurses, refugees, exiles, and prisoners-of-war-chiefly from Europe, America, ..

Beyond The Call

Author : Lee Trimble  |  Pub Date : 2015-02-03  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698167087
ISBN 13 : 0698167082

This inspiring true story of veteran Air Force bomber pilot Robert Trimble, who laid his life on the line to rescue World War II POWs on the Eastern Front. Near the end of World Wa..

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