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301. peruť RAF [1940-1943]

No. 301 Squadron RAF

No. 301 (Polish) Squadron RAF / 301 Dywizjon Bombowy "Ziemi Pomorskiej"

     
Název:
Name:
301. peruť RAF
Originální název:
Original Name:
No. 301 (Polish) Squadron RAF / 301 Dywizjon Bombowy "Ziemi Pomorskiej"
Datum vzniku:
Raised/Formed:
22.07.1940
Předchůdce:
Predecessor:
-
Datum zániku:
Disbanded:
07.04.1943
Nástupce:
Successor:
-
Nadřízené velitelství:
Higher Command:
22.07.1940-07.04.1943 1. skupina RAF
Dislokace:
Deployed:
22.07.1940-25.08.1940 Nuneaton, Royal Air Force Station Bramcote
25.08.1940-18.07.1941 Swinderby, Royal Air Force Station Swinderby
18.07.1941-07.04.1943 Hemswell Cliff, Royal Air Force Station Hemswell

Velitel:
Commander:
22.07.1940-26.07.1941 Rudkowski, Roman (Wing Commander)
27.07.1941-31.03.1942 Piotrowski, Witold (Wing Commander)
01.04.1942-25.06.1942 Krzystyniak, Stanisław (Wing Commander)
26.06.1942-03.07.1942 Brzozowski, Maksymilian (Wing Commander)
04.07.1942-24.09.1942 Kołodziejek, Henryk (Wing Commander)
25.09.1942-07.04.1943 Dąbrowa, Adam (Wing Commander)
Výzbroj:
Armament:
DD.07.1940-DD.11.1940 Fairey Battle
DD.10.1940-DD.08.1941 Vickers Wellington Mk.IC
DD.08.1941-DD.04.1943 Vickers Wellington Mk.IV
Poznámka:
Note:
kódové označení
GR
(1940-1943)

historie jednotky
Zdroje:
Sources:
HALLEY, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918–1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
JEFFORD, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
Cynk, J. B. - Polskie Sily Powietrzne 1939-1945, AJ-Press 2001, ISBN 83-7237-089-3
Król, W. - Zarys dzialań polskiego lotnictva w Wielkiej Brytanii 1940-1945, WKiL Warszawa 1990,ISBN 83-206-0852-x
https://polishairforce.pl/
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/
https://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/
https://301.dyon.pl/
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1940

24. 7. at the airport, Bramcote officially established the second Polish bomber squadron, which is the same as her sister 300. bomber squadron consisted of airmen and personnel resident in the Uk since the turn of the years 1939/40 and was also equipped with a Fairey Battle Mk.I. launched intensive training and 14. 9. to become operationally fit. Already the same night, along with 300. squadrons, take three of the crew (captains F/Lt Florianowicz, Sgt Jensen and Sgt Lenczowski) the first raid. To have been invading the vessels in the port of Boulogne. In the next few days followed similar tasks, up to the end of October, when it began to přezbrojovat on six-digit-medium bombers Wellington. 22. 12. take on new aircraft first combat flight on crude oil refinery in Antwerp.
Total take 42 combat flights in the length of 156 hours and she came about 4 the fallen flyer.


losses/losses

date: machine příčina crew
08.08. Fairey Battle
L5597
Crash during a training flight F/O (pil.) Dominik Fengler - KAS
24./25.09. Fairey Battle
L5351
Attack on the invading vessels in Boulogne.
Shot down by a night tank, crashed in Britain.
P/O (pil.) Józef Waroński - KIA
P/O (nav.) Józef Kuliński - KIA
Sgt (wed.) Karol Paliwoda - KIA


pos: KIA - killed in action, KAS - died in service, POW - prisoner, flak - anti-aircraft artillery

sources:
https://polishairforce.pl/
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/
https://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/
https://301.dyon.pl/
J.B.Cynk - Polskie Sills Powietrzne 1939-1945, AJ-Press, 2001, ISBN 83-7237-089-3
W. Król - Zarys dzialań polskiego lotnictva w Wielkiej Brytanii 1940-1945, WKiL Warszawa 1990,ISBN 83-206-0852-x
R. Gretzyngier, W. Matusiak, W. Wójcik, J. Zieliński - Ku czci poległych lotników 1939-1945, Altair, Warszawa 2006, ISBN 83-86217-50-2
.
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1941

Already the first day of the year was for the unit unhappy. In experiments on landing in bad weather after a raid on Bremen died 11 pilots and three aircraft were destroyed. Until march then rozmáčená area of the airport did not resume operations. 17. April Wellingtony squadron first appeared over Berlin.
Conducted 418 operating flights in the length of the 2488 hours and came on 59 of the fallen or captured airmen.
Among them was also the Polish commander of the base Swinderby G/Cpt (B. Stachoń, which is 3. 7. as the second pilot participated in a raid on Bremen, his machine was shot down by a night tank and he as the only one of the crew was killed (the other got into the clutches). One of the captured, F/Lt Kolanowski, was shot during the escape from the prison camp Stalag Luft III in Saganu in 1944.

losses/losses

datemachine cause crew
01/02.01.
Wellington IC
T2517GR-A
Raid on Bremen.
Accident during landing at the base in the
bad weather.
S/Ldr Stefan Floryanowicz - KIA
P/O Marian Olszyna - KIA
F/O Hieronim Kulbacki - KIA
Sgt Jan Hejnowski - KIA
Sgt Ludwik Gackowski - KIA
Sgt Adam Guzowski - KIA
01/02.01.
Wellington IC
T2518GR-K
Raid on Bremen.
Accident during landing at the base in the
bad weather. Probably damaged
the nightlife of the tank.
P/O Bolesław Murawski - KIA
P/O Tadeusz Dziubiński - KIA
F/O Bolesław Sadowski - KIA
Sgt Kazimierz Sawicz - KIA
Sgt Gustaw Kasianowski - KIA
Sgt Jan Wancisiewicz - injured
at 21.03.
Wellington IC
L7874
Crash during the landing after a night training flight.
Sgt (pil.) Kazimierz Lenczowski - KAS
P/O (nav.) Józef Koryciński - KAS
Sgt (rtg.) Bernard Chrzanowski - KAS
08./09.05.
Wellington IC
R1227GR-M
Raid on Bremen.
Probably shot down flakem into the sea.
Sgt Tadeusz Bojakowski - KIA
P/O Władysław Brzozowski - KIA
F/O Stanislaw Rewkowski - KIA
Sgt Antoni Lipecki - KIA
F/O Ignacy Dudek - KIA
Sgt Constants Gołębiowski - KIA
18./19.06.
Wellington IC
R1365GR-D
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down over the sea the night tank.
P/O Jerzy Krassowski - KIA
Sgt Roman Bońkowski - KIA
P/O Kazimierz Bernaś - KIA
Sgt Stanislaw Franaszczuk - KIA
Sgt Marian Manasiak - KIA
Sgt Andrzej Wagner - KIA
22./23.06.
Wellington IC
R1026GR-R
Raid on Bremen.
Crash on startup for combat flight.
P/O Stanislaw Pietruszka - KIA
Sgt Zygmunt Popławski - injured
F/O Henryk Sawlewicz - uninjured
Sgt Frynciszek Florczak - injured
Sgt Mieczysław Grzymski - injured
Sgt Czesław Tęgowski - KIA
29./30.06.
Wellington IC
R1373GR-L
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down by night tank over Germany.
Sgt Adam Weiss - POW
P/O Leon Kozlowski - POW
P/O Edward Hubicki - POW
Sgt Hubert Korab-Brzozowski - KIA
Sgt Jan Bujak - POW
Sgt Mieczysław Hasiński - POW
03./04.07.
Wellington IC
R1492GR-M
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down by night tank over the Netherlands
and it crashed into the sea. G/Cpt Stachoń was a Polish
the commander of the base Swinderby.
(F/Lt Wacław Butkiewicz - POW
G/Cpt Bolesław Stachoń - KIA
F/O Julian Pałka - POW
W/O Antoni Dydo - POW
W/O Zbigniew Idzikowski - POW
Sgt Zdzisław Dziegiel - POW
25.07.
Wellington IC
T2576
Crash when starting to practice ski flight.
P/O (pil.) Włodzimierz Rebuszynski - KAS
P/O (pil.) Karol Bernasinski - injured
08./09.08.
Wellington IC
T2625GR-B
a Raid on Hamburg.
Shot down by night tank over Germany .
(F/O Michał Liniewski - KIA
F/O Jan Wiszniewski - KIA
P/O Staniskaw Cioch - KIA
Sgt Edward Kozłowski - KIA
Sgt Zenon Baderski - POW
Sgt Ignacy Gacoń - POW
21./22.10.
Wellington IV
Z1217GR-W
Raid on Bremen.
Sesřelen flakem over Germany.
(F/Sgt. Ludwik Cieślak - POW
Sgt Mieczysław Borodej - POW
F/O John Riedl - POW
Sgt Antoni Stalewski - POW
Sgt Antoni Młodzik - POW
Sgt Andrzej Kleeberg - POW
07./08.11.
Wellington IV
Z1277GR-Z
Raid on Mannheim.
Damaged night tank, accidentally landed
at the airport in Belgium. F/Lt Kolanowski was
shot 31.03.44 by the gestapo during the escape from the
the prison camp Stalag Luft III
in Saganu.
Sgt Henry Boldewicz - POW
Sgt Zygmunt Lenczowski - POW
F/O Włodzimierz Kolanowski - POW
W/O Alfred Szczepanowski - POW
W/O Bolesław Wróblewski - POW
Sgt Tadeusz Monyn - POW

poz: KIA - killed in action, KAS - died in service, POW - prisoner, flak - anti-aircraft artillery.
Unless otherwise stated, is the crew listed in the order 1. pilot - 2. the pilot - navigator - radiotelegrafista and shooters.

sources:
https://polishairforce.pl/
https://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/
https://lostbombers.co.uk/
https://301.dyon.pl/
www.mysliwcy.pl
J.B.Cynk - Polskie Forces Powietrzne 1939-1945, AJ-Press, 2001, ISBN 83-7237-089-3
W. Krół - Zarys dzialań polskiego tactical w Wielkiej Brytanii 1940 - 1945, WKiŁ, Warszawa 1990, ISSN - 0239-5983
R. Gretzyngier, W. Matusiak, W. Wójcik, J. Zieliński - Ku czci poległych lotników 1939-1945, Altair, Warszawa 2006, ISBN 83-86217-50-2
.
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1942

Squadron continued its raids on targets in Germany,occupied Europe and also in Italy. Since may, when she attended the raid, thousands of bombers on Cologne (operation MILLENNIUM), has also begun to carry out zaminovávání european ports. At the time, the crew of the reasons for the lack of advances often flew only as a five-member with only one pilot.
Conduct 706 operating flights in the length of the 4066 hours. Lost 123 of the fallen and captured airmen. Into captivity were two commanders of the squadron - W/Cdr Stanisław Krzystyniak and W/Cdr Maksymilian Brzozowski, which squadron he commanded only a week. Another of the captured, F/Lt Tobolski, was shot during the escape from Stalag Luft III in Saganu in 1944.

the loss of flying personnel 301. squadron

datemachine cause the crew
22./23.01.
Wellington IV
Z1285GR-S
Raid on Münster.
In return, shot down the night tank
near british shores.
Sgt Constants Soroko - KIA
Sgt Piotr Nocoń - KIA
P/O Waclaw Reda - KIA
Sgt Albert Rokus - KIA
Sgt Czesław Kosmalski - KIA
Sgt Bolesław Borecki - KIA
25./At 26.02.
Wellington IV
Z1377GR-F
Raid on Kiel.
Missing.
(F/O Jan Jabłoński - KIA
P/O Andrzej Koziel - KIA
F/O Franciszek Fugiel - KIA
Sgt Karol Droździk - KIA
Sgt Wincenty Bujak - KIA
Sgt Edmund Dolata - KIA
12./13.03.
Wellington IV
Z1257GR-J
Raid on Kiel.
Probably shot down by a night tank
above the sea level.
(F/O Stefan Zakrzewski - KIA
Sgt Zbigniew Korzoń - KIA
F/O Jacek Perkowski - KIA
Sgt Edmund Kosior - KIA
Sgt Mieczysław Ziajski - KIA
Sgt Eugeniusz Siuda - KIA
26./27.03.

Wellington IV
Z1262GR-R
a Raid on Essen.
Shot down flakem over Germany.
P/O Witold Jaroszyk - KIA
P/O Zdzisław Retur - KIA
P/O Cezary Kowal - KIA
P/O Czeslaw Grycz - KIA
Sgt Mieczysław Gołlaszewski - KIA
Sgt Antoni Bochaczek - KIA
26./27.03.
Wellington IV
R1590GR-H
a Raid on Essen.
Shot down by night tank over the Netherlands.
(F/Sgt Franciszek Advice - KIA
Sgt Emil Horbajczuk - KIA
F/O Wiktor Jankowiak - KIA
Sgt Jan Toboła - KIA
Sgt Jerzy Pietrow - KIA
W/O Ryszard Puskas - POW
10./11.04
Wellington IV
Z1333GR-L
a Raid on Essen.
Shot down by night tank.
P/O Jerzy Wasilewski - POW
F/O Edmund Burszewski - POW
S/Ldr Kazimierz Przykorski - POW
Sgt Stefan Mucha - POW
Sgt Marian Zawodny - escaped the clutches of
Sgt Leon Błach - POW
14./15.04.
Wellington IV
Z1379GR-J
a Raid on Dortmund.
Shot down by night tank above the sea level
near the belgian coast.
P/O Mieczysław Rzemyk - KIA
F/L Stanisław Reyman - POW
F/O Zdzisław Zamoyski - KIA
Sgt Janusz Truszkowski - KIA
Sgt Stanislaw Niewiadomski - KIA
Sgt Edward Wojan - POW
26./27.04
Wellington IV
Z1317GR-U
Raid on Rostock.
Damaged flakem crash-landed in Sweden.
The crew internována, later returned
in the united Kingdom
(F/O (pil.) Czeslaw Nowacki
P/O (pil.) Witold Bohuszewicz
F/O (nav.) Bernard Budnik
Sgt (rtg.) Zdzisław Taczalski
Sgt (alt.) Krzystof Grabowski
Sgt (alt.) Bolesław Bestecki
01./02.06.
Wellington
R1615GR-G
a Raid on Essen.
Shot down flakem over Belgium.
P/O (pil.) W. Głowacki - KIA
F/O (pil.) With. Praschill - KIA
F/O (nav.) R. Kiwacz - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) J. Zalewski - KIA
P/O (alt.) J.Halastra - KIA
Sgt (alt.) W. Żeligowski - KIA
05./06.06.
Wellington
Z1331GR-C
a Raid on Essen.
Probably shot down over the sea.
(F/O (pil.) D. Pławski - KIA
F/O (pil.) J. Kozak - KIA
F/O (nav.) P. Wybraniec - KIA
F/Sgt (rtg.) J. Czerwonka - KIA
Sgt (alt.) To. Podgórski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) R. Radecki - KIA
05./06.06.
Wellington
Z1467GR-L
a Raid on Essen.
Shot down by night tank over the Netherlands.
(F/O (pil.) F. Witakowski - KIA
Sgt (pil.) With. Lewkowicz - KIA
F/O (nav.) F. Łukasik - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) From. Nogaj - KIA
P/O (alt.) And. Kułakowski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) J. Danik - KIA
06./07.06.
Wellington
R1390GR-E
a Raid on Emden.
Shot down by night tank above the island.
Borkum.
Sgt (pil.) M. Bober - KIA
P/O (pil.) M. Kowalówka - POW
F/O (nav.) With. Powierza - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) F. Sapieha - KIA
W/O (alt.).E. Podgórzak - KIA
Sgt (alt.) T. Szykowny - KIA
22./23.06.
Wellington
Z1345GR-D
a Raid on Emden.
Shot down by night tank above the sea level.
(F/O (pil.) From. Dubas - KIA
F/O (nav.) W. Michalik - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) J. Kapa - KIA
Sgt (alt.) From. Twarkowski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) J.Meller - KIA
25./26.06.
Wellington
Z1479GR-A
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down over Germany. P/O P. Tobolski
he was shot 12.04.44 by the gestapo during the escape
from prison camp Stalag Luft III in
Saganu.

W/C (pil.) With. Krzyztyniak - POW
F/O (pil.) J. Praśniewski - POW
P/O (nav.) P. Tobolski - POW
Sgt (rtg.) M. Przybylski's - POW
Sgt (alt.) J. Szmankiewicz - POW
Sgt (alt.) J. Kwiatkowski - POW
02./03.07.
Wellington
Z1314GR-M
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down by night above the tank
The netherlands.
S/Ldr (pil.) M. Brzozowski - POW
F/O (nav.) With. Ateński - POW
P/O (rtg.) M. Benoit - POW
Sgt (alt.) With. Kowalczyk - POW
Sgt (alt.) With. Kędzierski - KIA
02./03.07.
Wellington
Z1204GR-V
Raid on Bremen.
Shot down flakem off the coast of the Netherlands.
(F/Sgt (pil.) T. Kubiak - KIA
Sgt (pil.) From. Czapski - KIA
F/O (nav.) H. Krasnodębski - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) L. Pokrant - KIA
Sgt (alt.) M. Łoziński - KIA
Sgt (alt.) With. Ługowski - KIA
02./03.07.
Wellington
R1650GR-G
Raid on Bremen.
Emergency landing in the Uk.
Sgt (alt.) From. Wesolowski - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) With. Wojteczko - KIA
other (F/O M. Aduckiewicz, Sgt M. Król,
Sgt Iwanicz and Sgt W. Niezręcki)
were injured
21./22.07.
Wellington
Z1405GR-T
a Raid on Duisburg.
Missing above sea level.
P/O (pil.) H. Bock - KIA
F/O (nav.) W. Lipowczan - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) J. Pawlak - KIA
P/O (alt.) And. To. Glowacki - KIA
Sgt (alt.) M. Barteczko - KIA
21./22.07.
Wellington
Z1406GR-G
a Raid on Duisburg.
Shot down flakem over the target.
(F/O (pil.) C. Lewicki - KIA
F/O (pil.) B. Peszkowski - KIA
F/O (nav.) To. Kucza - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) R. Maliszewski - KIA
P/O (alt.) P. Kuderski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) J. Fusniak - POW
22.07.
Wellington
Z1472GR-H
When searching for sestřelené crew
shot down two fighters by the british
coast.
(F/O (nav.) W. Szymanowski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) J. Nowak - KIA
F/Sgt (alt.) And. Rudel - KIA
other (P/O (pil.) And. Majcherczyk
and Sgt (rtg.) W. Jabłoński) were saved.
25./26.07
Wellington
Z1329GR-Z
a Raid on Duisburg.
Infected with the nightlife of the tank. The rear shooter
jumped on a parachute and was captured, the rest of the
the crew returned in a damaged machine
on the base of the.
Sgt (alt.) E. Neuman - POW
the rest of the crew (commander of the F/O J. Krasiński)
saved
05./06.08.
Wellington
Z1386GR-P
Minování the port of Lorient.
Shot down flakem over the target.
Sgt (pil.) W. Gohres - KIA
Sgt (pil.) P. Hur - POW
P/O (nav.) J. Ciołek - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) And. Frankowski - KIA
P/O (alt.) L. Domanski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) L. Kurowski - KIA
28./29.08.
Wellington
Z1491GR-Z
a Raid on the Saarbrücken.
Shot down by night tank over Belgium.
P/O Józef Tyszko - escaped the clutches of
F/O Władysław Gandor - POW
F/O Stanislaw Świda - POW
Sgt Antoni Wasiak - escaped the clutches of
F/O Edward Mucha - POW
Sgt Jan Uramowski - POW
08./09.10
Wellington
Z1255GR-Z
Minování ports.
Shot down flakem at the Dutch coast.
Sgt (pil.) With. Bielec - KIA
F/O (nav.) J. Stąpor - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) With. Sapeta - KIA
Sgt (alt.) With. Sczcepanski - KIA
Sgt (alt.) With. Chudy - POW
11./12.10.
Wellington
R1585GR-F
In minování the Danish coast
damaged flakem and fell about
25 km from ST. Hyttekorel.
Sgt (pil.) M. Błachowski - KIA
F/O (nav.) J. Stachurski - POW
Sgt (rtg.) T. Kowalski - POW
Sgt (alt.) From. Turuta - POW
Sgt (alt.) To. Molewicz - POW
06./07.12.
Wellington
Z1337GR-O
Raid on Mannheim.
Over the coast of England the crew for lack of
fuel jumped on the padácích. Three pilots
they have been carried away by a strong wind on the sea
and the jail.
(F/O (pil.) And. Grodzki - KIA
Sgt (alt.) And. Fenger - KIA
Sgt (alt.) W. Ponulak - KIA
F/O (pil.) To. Suszczyński
F/O (nav.) R. Chmiel
Sgt (rtg.) P. Kosiń



poz: KIA - killed in action, KAS - died in service, POW - prisoner, flak - anti-aircraft artillery
Unless otherwise stated, is the crew listed in the order 1. pilot - 2. the pilot - navigator - radiotelegrafista and shooters.

sources:
https://polishairforce.pl/
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/
https://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/
https://301.dyon.pl/
J.B.Cynk - Polskie Forces Powietrzne 1939-1945, AJ-Press, 2001, ISBN 83-7237-089-3
W. Król - Zarys dzialań polskiego lotnictva w Wielkiej Brytanii 1940-1945, WKiL Warszawa 1990,ISBN 83-206-0852-x
R. Gretzyngier, W. Matusiak, W. Wójcik, J. Zieliński - Ku czci poległych lotników 1939-1945, Altair, Warszawa 2006, ISBN 83-86217-50-2
.
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1943

Despite the critical lack of backups was designed to intensively carry out its tasks in an offensive on the Ruhr and minování ports. Due to the extra losses, however, have to be Polish bomber, the air force reorganized. 31. march 1943 it was decided to orozpuštění 301. squadron. The following day was excluded from the volume of the Bomber Command and 7. April was officially dissolved. Four of the crew have been translated to 138. squadron for special tasks, where, along with three already operating by the Polish crews formed Polish squadron C (in some even the official Polish materials is also termed as 301. squadron). The rest of the staff was divided between the squadron 300 and 305. 31. 3 lost 4 lost and 1 zajatého flyer and she graduated in 94 flights in the length of 657 h.

138. squadron for special tasks
The first Polish crew was the squadron assigned to the end of September 1941 with the task of promoting, in particular, the resistance in the homeland, but also in occupied Europe. In 1941, take the crew 2 years ago (both to Poland), in the year 1942 already 21 flights in Poland and 83 flights to other countries and in 1943 (until 31. 3.) 34 flights to Poland and 22 other countries. In April 1943 was of Polish crews squadron formed "C" squadron.

1586. the Polish squadron for special tasks
After the occupation of Tunis was for the shorter distance to the Polish squadron "C" 138. squadron moved to the airport of Sidi Amor and 4. November 1943 became independent and was renamed in 1586. squadron of the RAF. In December relocated to Italy to airport near Brindisi.

Polish airmen in the period from 1.4. to 31.12 taken 27 flights to Poland and 108 to other countries. In the performance of special tasks units lost from November 1941 until the end of 1943, the 56 soldiers were killed and 23 captured airmen.

poz.
Flights to Poland organized by the staff of the commander in Chief of the Polish army in cooperation with the SOE (Special Operations Executive), which dealt with special operations in the occupied territories and on whose order of the Air Ministry carried out operational flights. Their number but will never be out of various causes did not reach the required numbers.

losses/losses

date: machine příčinaposádka
09./10.01. Wellington
R1535 GR-G
Minování around the Frisian islands.
Damaged tank, crashed during an emergency
landing in the Uk.
F/O (pil.) Tadeusz Tyrała - KIA
F/O (nav.) Tadeusz Sokoliński - KIA
Sgt (rtg.) Józef Pasierski - KIA
Sgt (wed.) Ernest Tabaczyński - KIA
Sgt (wed.) Marian Korczyński - injured


sources:
https://polishairforce.pl/
https://www.mysliwcy.pl/
https://www.polishsquadronsremembered.com/
https://301.dyon.pl/
J.B.Cynk - Polskie Sills Powietrzne 1939-1945, AJ-Press, 2001, ISBN 83-7237-089-3
W. Król - Zarys dzialań polskiego lotnictva w Wielkiej Brytanii 1940-1945, WKiL Warszawa 1990,ISBN 83-206-0852-x
R. Gretzyngier, W. Matusiak, W. Wójcik, J. Zieliński - Ku czci poległych lotników 1939-1945, Altair, Warszawa 2006, ISBN 83-86217-50-2
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Pilots 301. wing in front of the machine Wellington Mk. IV GR- at the base of Hemswell - June 1942. The machine is painted the emblem of the squadron, which was used from mid 1941 to the end of the 1942 year..
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Dear all,
thank you for your deep interest of the Polish squadrons.
I found this webpage looking for some more info about my grandmother's younger brother Stanisław Ateński (F/O nav. 301 Sq. Wellington Z1314 GR-M).

Quote - agnes :


1942
...
02./03.07.
Wellington
Z1314GR-M
A raid on Bremen.
Shot down by night tank over the Netherlands.
S/Ldr (pil.) M. Brzozowski - POW
F/O (nav.) With. Ateński - POW
P/O (rtg.) M. Benoit - POW
Sgt (alt.) With. Kowalczyk - POW
Sgt (alt.) With. Kędzierski - KIA
...

https://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=1329

They were shot down over Bremen would Oberst Helmut Lent:
https://www.luftwaffe.cz/lent.html
Ateński received shell splinters in both knees.
https://www.sekowa.info/includes/301dywizjon.doc
I decided to add something about him what I found and include some of his photos from the family album.

Born in 1913 in Warsaw.
He completed the Cadet School of Aviation,
https://www.polishairforce.pl/_promocjaxi.html
took part in the Polish defence war in 1939, and then in the RAF Squadrons. He was a PoWtwice (once he escaped).
Received the Virtuti Militari (silver) and several other military decorations:
https://301.dyon.pl/txt/virtuti.militari.html
"...Kawaler Orderu Wojennego Virtuti Militari In the kl. is Odznaczony 3-krotnym Krzyżem Walecznych, Medalem Lotniczym, Medalem for udział w Wojnie Obronnej 1939, Medalem Zwycięstwa i Wolności, Krzyżem Czynu Bojowego Polish Sił Zbrojnych on Zachodzie, Odznaką 301 Dywizjonu Bombowego Ziemi Pomorskiej i wieloma innymi..."

After the war he lived in Argentina and returned it to Japan in the early 60's. Promoted to the rank of major.
Died in Gdańsk in 1996..
301. peruť RAF [1940-1943] - Aviation school.
Ateński is in the first row, 6th from left.

Aviation school.
Ateński is in the first row, 6th from left.

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Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

Foto vlastni, navsteva 2016


Polsko
301. peruť RAF
Zdroj : https://www.polishairforce.pl/menuraf.html

 - F/O (pil.) Bolesław Peszkowski

Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

F/O (pil.) Bolesław Peszkowski
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

 - F/O (naw.) Kazimierz Kucza

Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

F/O (naw.) Kazimierz Kucza
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

 - Sgt (rtg.) Robert Maliszewski

Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

Sgt (rtg.) Robert Maliszewski
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

 - P/O (strz.) Piotr Kuderski

Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

P/O (strz.) Piotr Kuderski
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

 - F/O (pil.) Cezary Lewicki

Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

F/O (pil.) Cezary Lewicki
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-G (Z1406)

 - Sgt (strz.) Antoni Bochaczek

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

Sgt (strz.) Antoni Bochaczek
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

 - F/O (naw.) Cezary Kowal

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

F/O (naw.) Cezary Kowal
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

 - P/O (pil.) Zdzisław Retur

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

P/O (pil.) Zdzisław Retur
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

 - Sgt (strz.) Mieczysław Gołaszewski

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

Sgt (strz.) Mieczysław Gołaszewski
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

 - P/O (rtg.) Czesław Grycz

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

P/O (rtg.) Czesław Grycz
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

 - P/O (pil.) Witold Jaroszyk

Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)

P/O (pil.) Witold Jaroszyk
<br><br>
Wellington IV GR-R (Z1262)



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