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Olszewski, Ignacy

Date of birth:
July 13th, 1913 (Kiev, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
September 16th, 2004 (Warsaw, Poland)
Buried on:
Powazki Cemetery Warsaw
Plot: PSP. 
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1945, IInd Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Squadron Leader
Unit:
No. 302 (Poznan) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
February 4th, 1947
Recommendation:
He has distinguished himself in combat against the enemy by deeds of initiative, courage and perseverance during one or more aerial flights by his performance as Commander of a squadron Polish fighters, part of the R.A.F. 2 Tactical Air Force during the last months of the war both over and later on from Dutch territory as well as over the continent of Europe from the invasion of June 1944 onwards, thereby having served the interests of the Kingdom of the Netherlands until he was made a PoW on March 1945.
Royal Decree no. 30
Vliegerkruis (VK)

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