|Charles Alexandre Bronislas Borzecki|
|Born||4 November 1880
|Died||30 May 1959|
|Years of service||1914–1918|
|Awards||Légion d'honneur, Médaille militaire, Croix de Guerre|
Honors and awards
Adjudant observer of Escadrille C43; remarkable photographer observer showing skill, courage and sang-froid. He distinguished himself during the period 1 to 10 July 1916, during the course of which he demonstrated exceptional qualities of spirit and courage. Has executed in very bad weather all the missions assigned to him, often at very low altitudes, in spite of violent fire from infantry and artillery. Attacked twice by enemy planes, on 1 and 3 July, he attacked them causing them to flee, then completed his mission. Wounded and cited in orders.
Médaille militaire citation, 4 August 1916
Sous Lieutenant observer of Escadrille N62; observer of the first order. On 10 February 1917, during the course of a long range mission, he was attacked by three enemy planes; he downed one of them and put the others to flight, not returning until his mission was completed. Has downed four enemy planes since July 1916. Already wounded in the course of the war and cited in orders four times.
Légion d'honneur citation, 8 March 1917
Sources of information
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