Turkey-marked PZL over the Borderlands

When in 1937 border squadrons were formed, they had to deal with many problems, both organizational and hardware. Pilot training and assigned tasks of defence of the eastern border were quite a challenge for new units. Nevertheless, in a short time, they were well prepared to fulfil their duty. One of the pilots of the 161st Fighter Squadron from Lwów was Lieutenant Jan Dzwonek, the author of the unique insignia of the squadron. This is the history of the squadron, the insignia and the pilot, over the years of war and peace. Ppor Jan Dzwonek P.11c’s from 161 Eskadra...

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