To: Kent Christensen
Thanks for info pertaining to the Book "With Great Sacrifice and Bravery".
It should be most interesting. I am particularly interested in the history
of Squadron 281 flying Mosquitoes from England over France. If any of you
have this information, please let me know.
Czesc!!! Wanda Madeyska
>From: Kent Christensen <lkchris@...>
>Subject: [Kresy-Siberia] WW2 Fighter Pilot
>Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 07:49:10 -0600
>Merriam Press (http://www.merriam-press.com/), an organiztion with which
>I am *not* affiliated, includes the following in their recent newsletter
>which may be of interest to some on this list:
>Another new Monograph will be published this month (no exact date yet set).
>"With Great Sacrifice and Bravery"
>The Combat Career of a Polish Fighter Pilot from the Invasion of Poland
>Through the Battle of Britain and Beyond During World War II
>Told in Part Through the Use of Official Royal Air Force Combat Reports
>by Glenn A. Knoblock
>This is the story of Polish fighter pilot and ace Waclaw Lapkowski, who
>fought in the Polish campaign in September 1939, later flying for France in
>the Western campaign in 1940, and for the RAF in the Battle of Britain, and
>shot down and lost over the Channel in July 1941.
>Includes photos, copies of actual RAF combat reports, and information on
>many of the other Polish pilots that fought with Lapkowski.
>More details and a link to the book's page on the Merriam Press web site
>will be given in the next Newsletter.
>Albuquerque, NM, USA
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