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The best Czechoslovak fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain
10th July 1940 - 31st October 1940

NAME                    CONFIRMED           PROBABLE  DAMAGED            UNIT

František, Josef           17                  1         0               303
Fechtner, Emil              4                  1         1               310
Fürst, Bohumil              3                  1         0               310
Fejfar, Stanislav B.        3     [2+1]        0         0               310
Plzák, Stanislav            3     [2+1]        1         0               19
Prchal, Eduard M.           3     [2+1]        0         0               310
Doležal, František          2                  2         0               19
Komínek, Josef              2                  1         0               310
Kučera, Jiří V.             2                  0         2               238
Hess, Alexander             2                  0         1               310
Bergman, Václav             2                  0         1     [0+1]     310
Göth, Vilém                 2                  0         0               310
Koukal, Josef               2                  0         0               310
Janouch, Svatopluk          2     [1+1]        0         0               310
Fajtl, František            2     [0+2]        0         0               17
Jícha, Václav               2     [0+2]        0         0               1
Kaucký, Jan                 2     [0+2]        0         0               310
Půda, Rajmund               2     [0+2]        0         0               310
Zimprich, Stanislav         1                  4         1               310
Malý, Jaroslav              1                  1         1     [0+1]     310
Hubáček, Josef              1     [0+1]        1         0               310
Řechka, Josef               1     [0+1]        1         0               310
Zaoral, Vladimír            1                  0         0               501
Horský, Vladimír            1     [0+1]        0         0               238
Jiroudek, Miroslav          1     [0+1]        0         0               310
Stehlík, Josef              1     [0+1]        0         0               312
Vašátko, Alois              1     [0+1]        0         0               312
Rypl, František             0                  1         0               310
Mrázek, Karel               0                  1         0               46
Šeda, Karel                 0                  0         1               310
Hradil, František           0                  0         1               19
Roháček, Rudolf B.          0                  0         1               238

Primary sources:
  1. Foreman, John: RAF Fighter Command Victory Claims of World War Two, Part One 1939-1940, Red Kite, 2003.
  2. Rajlich, Jiří: Na nebi hrdého Albionu, Válečný deník československých letců ve službách britského letectva 1940-1945, 1. část - 1940, Ares 1999.
  3. Wynn, Kenneth G.: Men of the Battle of Britain, 60th Anniversary Edition: a who was who of the pilots and aircrew, British, Commonwealth and Allied, who flew with Royal Air Force Fighter Command July 10 to October 31, 1940, CCB Aviation Books, 1999.

Josef František
Josef František
Hurricane Mk I P3975 RF-U of No 303 'Polish' Sqn, flown by Sgt J Frantisek, Northolt, September 1940
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Hawker Hurricane Mk.I P3975 RF-U of No 303 'Polish' Sqn, flown by Sgt Josef Frantisek,
Northolt, September 1940.


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