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Movie Polish 303 Fighter Squadron

Movie about Polish 303 Fighter Squadron (RAF) confirmed

The Polish Army Museum has held a press conference on April 14, 2016, in which they confirmed an upcoming movie about the Polish 303 Fighter Squadron of the Royal Air Force. The movie will be based on the book “303 Squadron: The Legendary Battle of Britain Fighter Squadron” by the late Polish writer Arkady Fiedler (1894-1985), who …

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SdKfz 250 & SdKfz 7 Pulled out of the River in Amazing state

Over the days a Sonderkraftfahrzeug 250 & Sonderkraftfahrzeug 7 were pulled and recovered out of the Pilica river in an amazing state by the Museum of Military Technology in Chrcynno, Poland. This mission was finally executed after a long period of preparations, hundreds of hour spent writing the required paper work. The vehicles will be presented in the …

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Hurricane RF-E P3700 (Credits: Polish Embassy UK)

Hurricane unearthed 75 years after it crashed during Battle of Britain

The remains of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron’s Hurricane were uncovered exactly 75 years after the airplane’s crash on 9th September 1940. Piloted by Sgt Kazimierz Wunsche, Hurricane RF-E 3700 was shot down during the Battle of Britain following air combat with the Luftwaffe over Beachy Head. Sgt Wunsche bailed out of his burning aircraft …

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Poland backtracks on German WWII Gold Train

Polish authorities have backtracked on claims a buried German WWII ‘Ghost’ train containing gold has been found in the country. This conflicts with a statement made on Friday by Piotr Suchowski, the deputy culture minister, that he was “more than 99% certain that this train exists”. Following two weeks of speculation about a ‘gold train’ with valuables …

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