"Semper fidelis"

     "In the desperate days of 1940 we fighter pilots were proud to include in our number Polish airmen who in their own squadrons, and as individuals in British squadrons, did so much to strengthen and stiffen the depleted ranks of Fighter Command - as fighter pilots they were second to none. Great aviators; great comrades; truly of 'The Few'"
Air Commodore A.C. Deere. DSO, OBE, DFC.


Commanders:
10 Sep 1940 S. Pietraszkiewicz  15 Oct 1940 K. Benz  15 Nov 1940 S. Grodzicki  10 June 1941 J. Antonowicz  24 Oct 1941 M. Lewandowski  13 Nov 1941 S. Brejnak 23 July 1942 J. Michalowski  22 Mar 1943 G. Ranoszek 1 Apr 1943 J. Orzechowski 8 Nov 1943 M. Lewandowski 22 May 1944 G. Ranoszek  9 Dec 1944 S. Andrzejewski  1 March 1946 J. Damsz.

Locations:
10 Sep 1940 Kirton-in-Lindsey 7 Nov 1940 Jurby (Isle of man) 23 Jan 1941 Squires Gates (Lancs.) 26 March 1941 Colerne (Bristol) 26 Apr 1941 Exeter (Devon) 15 Apr 1943 Fairwood Common (S. Wales) 7 Aug 1943 Predannack (Cornwall) 9 Nov 1943 Drem (East Lotham) 2 Mar 1944 Coleby Grandge (Lincs.) 4 May 1944 Church Fenton (Yurks.) 27 Jan 1945 Castle Camps (Cambridge) 18 May 1945 Coltishal (Norfolk).

Aircraft:
1 Oct 1940 Defiant 14 Aug 1941 Beaufighter MkII 5 May 1942 Beaufighter MkVI  21 Dec 1942 Mosquito MkIIF  19 Aug 1943 Mosquito MkVI  22 Jan 1944 Mosquito MkXII and MkXIII ? Mosquito MkXXX.

Left: The 307 Squadron's badge.

 



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