Originally Posted by McQueen
How many Pollocks does it take to take over the UK?
It took 147 polish pilots to save UK's ass during the Blitz. The most numerous foreign pilots in UK during the Blitz (not counting the Germans).
The 147 Polish pilots claimed 201 aircraft shot down. The 303 "Kościuszko" Sqn claimed the highest number of kills (126) of all Allied squadrons engaged in the Battle of Britain, they were flying with Hurricanes and not Spitfire.
249,000 polish citizens fought alongside the Western Allies during WWII, after the defeat of their own country. Many others fought with the Soviets.
You can find one impressive number of famous battles here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polish_...o_World_War_II