29 kwietnia 1942 r. - sierż. Władysław Kiedrzyński (316 Dywizjon)


Poniższy tekst to meldunek sierż. Władysława Kiedrzyńskiego (wówczas pilota 316 Dywizjonu Myśliwskiego "Warszawskiego") z walki w dniu 29 kwietnia 1942 r.:

PERSONAL COMBAT REPORT.

Northolt Polish Wing.

SGT. KIEDRZYNSKI. (POLISH) - BLUE 2.

A. DATE. 29.4.42.

B. UNIT. No. 316 (Polish) Squadron.

C. TYPE OF OUR A/C. Spitfire VB.

D. TIME OF ATTACK. 16.05 hrs. approx.

E. PLACE OF ATTACK. S.E. of Hardelot.

F. WEATHER. Clear, visibility good.

G. OUR CASUALTIES, A/C. Nil.

H. " " PILOTS. Nil.

J. ENEMY CASUALTIES in combat. 1 F.W. 190 damaged.

GENERAL REPORT.

Flying as Blue 2, at 27,000ft, I had just crossed the French coast near Hardelot, I observed a F.W.190 approaching me at an angle of 80deg. and it came right across my sights. I fired a burst with cannon from 350 yards and distinctly saw strikes on the fuselage. The e/a. went down turning to the right and I followed my leader. I claim 1 F.W.190 as damaged. Cine Camera gun was carried and exposed.

Rounds fired:- Cannon. 13 rounds 1st.

11 rounds 2nd. "

(Signature) /-/

No. 316 (Polish) Squadron



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