Polish Fighter Aces 1939-1945

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Major (Squadron Leader) Witold Łokuciewski (02 February 1917 - 17 April 1990). Victories: 8 confirmed - 3 & 1/2 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 2-krotnie (Cross of Valour and bar), Distinguished Flying Cross, Croix de Guerre (fr).

Witold Łokuciewski “Tollo" was a Polish fighter ace of the Polish Air Force in World War II. Born: 2 February Novocherkassk April Warsaw, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Porucznik (Flying Officer) Ludwik Paszkiewicz (21 October 1907 - 27 September 1940). Victories: 6 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 2-krotnie (Cross of Valour and bar), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Porucznik (Flying Officer) Ludwik Paszkiewicz (21 October 1907 - 27 September 1940). Victories: 6 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 2-krotnie (Cross of Valour and bar), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Major (Squadron Leader) Wacław Łapkowski (06 November 1913 - 02 July 1941). Victories: 6 & 1/3 confirmed - 0 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars)

Major (Squadron Leader) Wacław Łapkowski (06 November 1913 - 02 July 1941). Victories: 6 & 1/3 confirmed - 0 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars)

Podporucznik (Pilot Officer) Marian Bełc (27 January 1914 - 27 August 1942). Victories: 7 & 1/8 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Podporucznik (Pilot Officer) Marian Bełc (27 January 1914 - 27 August 1942). Victories: 7 & 1/8 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Sierżant (Sergeant) Stanisław Karubin (29 October 1915 - 12 August 1941). Victories: 7 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Sierżant (Sergeant) Stanisław Karubin (29 October 1915 - 12 August 1941). Victories: 7 confirmed - 0 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Podpułkownik (Wing Commander) Stefan Janus (22 March 1910 - 11 November 1978). Victories: 6 confirmed - 0 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Order.

Podpułkownik (Wing Commander) Stefan Janus (22 March 1910 - 11 November 1978). Victories: 6 confirmed - 0 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Order.

Kapitan (Flight Lieutnant) Adolf Pietrasiak (17 November 1916 - 29 November 1943). Victories: 8 & 1/10 confirmed - 0 probable - 2/5 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych (Cross of Valour), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Kapitan (Flight Lieutnant) Adolf Pietrasiak (17 November 1916 - 29 November 1943). Victories: 8 & 1/10 confirmed - 0 probable - 2/5 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych (Cross of Valour), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Kapitan (Flight Lieutnant) Eugeniusz Szaposznikow (17 July 1917 - 08 July 1991). Victories: 8 & 1/3 confirmed - 1 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Kapitan (Flight Lieutnant) Eugeniusz Szaposznikow (17 July 1917 - 08 July 1991). Victories: 8 & 1/3 confirmed - 1 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Major (Squadron Leader) Hernyk Pietrzak (06 March 1914 - 28 January 1990). Victories: 7 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 probable - 1 damaged (also shot down 5 flying bombs V-1). Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Major (Squadron Leader) Hernyk Pietrzak (06 March 1914 - 28 January 1990). Victories: 7 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 probable - 1 damaged (also shot down 5 flying bombs V-1). Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Major (Squadron Leader) Józef Jeka (06 April 1917 - 13 April 1958). Victories: 7 & 1/2 confirmed - 0 probable - 3 damaged (also shot down flying bomb V-1). Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Major (Squadron Leader) Józef Jeka (06 April 1917 - 13 April 1958). Victories: 7 & 1/2 confirmed - 0 probable - 3 damaged (also shot down flying bomb V-1). Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Major (Squadron Leader) Karol Pniak (26 January 1910 - 17 October 1980). Victories: 6 & 3/4 confirmed - 2 probable - 2 & 5/6 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross

Major (Squadron Leader) Karol Pniak (26 January 1910 - 17 October 1980). Victories: 6 & 3/4 confirmed - 2 probable - 2 & 5/6 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross

Kapitan (Flight Lieutnant) Bolesław Gładych (17 May 1918 - 12 July 2011). Victories: 14 confirmed - 2 probable - 1/2 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Bolesław Michal Gładych May 1918 – 12 July was a Polish fighter pilot, a flying ace of World War II. He was born in Warsaw. His wartime score totals 17 claimed destroyed, 2 probables, 1 shared damaged, and 5 ground kills.

Podpułkownik (Group Captain) Aleksander Gabszewicz (06 December 1911 - 10 October 1983). Victories: 9 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 & 1/3 probable - 3 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Złoty Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Golden Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Service Order (twice), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Podpułkownik (Group Captain) Aleksander Gabszewicz (06 December 1911 - 10 October 1983). Victories: 9 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 & 1/3 probable - 3 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Złoty Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Golden Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Service Order (twice), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Chorąży (Warrant Officer) Aleksander Chudek (17 August 1914 - 23 June 1944). Victories: 9 confirmed - 1 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Chorąży (Warrant Officer) Aleksander Chudek (17 August 1914 - 23 June 1944). Victories: 9 confirmed - 1 probable - 1 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Medal.

Pułkownik (Wing Commander) Wacław Król (25 December 1915 - 15 June 1991). Victories: 8 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 probable - 1/3 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross, Croix de Guerre (fr).

Pułkownik (Wing Commander) Wacław Król (25 December 1915 - 15 June 1991). Victories: 8 & 1/2 confirmed - 1 probable - 1/3 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 4-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 3 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross, Croix de Guerre (fr).

Major (Squadron Leader) Bolesław Drobiński (23 October 1918 - 26 July 1995). Victories: 7 confirmed - 1 & 1/3 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

Major (Squadron Leader) Bolesław Drobiński (23 October 1918 - 26 July 1995). Victories: 7 confirmed - 1 & 1/3 probable - 0 damaged. Awards: Krzyż Srebrny Orderu Virtuti Militari (The Silver Cross of Virtuti Militari), Krzyż Walecznych 3-krotnie (Cross of Valour and 2 bars), Distinguished Flying Cross.

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