List of World War II aces from Poland

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This is a list of fighter aces in World War II from Poland. For other countries see List of World War II aces by country

A[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Adamek, Mieczyslaw 8 KIA 18 May 1944
Akenamdy, Prince Stefan
Arct, Bogdan Stanislaw 5

B[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Bargielowski, Jakub 8 including 2 x V-1s
Bartlomiejczyk, Czeslaw 7 including 6 x V-1s
Belc, Marian 7 DFC KIFA 27 August 1942
Beyer, Andrzej 8
Blok, Stanislaw 6
Brzeski, Stanislaw 12 DSO, DFC**

C[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Chalupa, Stanislaw Jozef 7
Cholajda, Antoni "Ghandi" 8
Chudek, Aleksandr 9 KIA 23 June 1944
Cwynar, Michal 13
Czerwubski, Tadeusz 7

D[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Drobinski, Boleslaw H "Ski" 7
Dudwal, Hieronim 6 KIA in France 7 June 1940

F[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Falkowski, Jan Pavel 9 DFC
Ferić, Mirosław "Ox" 10 VM, KW**, DFC KIFA 14 February 1942
Feruga, Jozef 5

G[edit]

German MG 15 aerial machine gun, pilot's cap and some debris of a German Heinkel He-111 downed by Aleksander Gabszewicz on September 1, 1939
Name Kills Awards Notes
Gabreski, Francis Stanley "Gabby" 28 DSC, DSM, LM, DFC, AM (Polish-American)
Gabszewicz, Aleksander Klemens 11 DFC, DSO*, CdG, VM*
Gładych, Bolesław Michal "Mike" 18 VM***, DFC, AM***, CdG
Głowacki, Antoni 9 DFC, DFM, VM, KW*** Became an ace in 1 day
Glowczynski, Czeslaw 6
Gnyś, Władysław CdG, DFC, KW*, VM

H[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Henneberg, Zdzislaw Karol 9 MIA 12 April 1941
Horbaczewski, Eugeniusz 'Dziubek' 16.5 VM*, KW***, DSO, DFC* KIA 18 August 1944

Herbst, Witold Aleksander

I[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Idrain, Ryszard 6

J[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Jankowski, Tadeusz 13 KIA 20 September 1944
Janus, Stefan 6
Jastrzebski, Franciszek 6 KIA 25 October 1940
Jeka, Jozef 8 KIA 13 April 1958

K[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Kalinowski, Victor 12
Karnkowski, Stefan 7
Karubin, Stanislaw 7 KIFA 12 August 1941
Klawe, Wlodzimierz 7
Kosinski, Kazimierz Bronislaw 5 KIA 26 January 1942
Kotz, Tadeusz 6 VM, DFC
Kowalski Roch, Julian 5
Kremski, Jan Bernard 9
Krol, Waclaw Szczepan 9

L[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Lanowski, Witold Aleksander 6
Lapkowski, Waclaw 7 KIA 2 July 1941
Lokuciewski, Witold "Tolo" 8 VM, KW***, PR, DFC, CdG

M[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Maciejowski, Michal Miroslaw 11 POW 1943
Majewski, Longin 7
Mielnecki, Jerzy Andrzej 7 all V-1s
Mumler, Mieczyslaw 9
Murkowski, Antoni 7 DFC including 4 x V-1s

N[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Nowak, Tadeusz 5 KIA 21 September 1941
Nowakiewicz, Eugenieusz Jan Adam 6
Tadeusz Nowierski 5
Nowoczyn, Witold 6

P[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Paszkiewicz, Ludwik Witold "Paszko" 6 KIA 27/09/1940
Pietrasiak, Adolf 11 VM, Cross of Valour, DFM 29/11/1943
Pietrzak, Aleksander 9 02/08/1945
Pietrzak, Henryk J 14 DFC, KW***, VM
Piotrowski, Maciej 6
Pisarek, Marian 13 VM (Gold), KW***, DFC 29/04/1942
Pniak, Karol 8
Pomietlarz, Jan 5
Popek, Mieczyslaw 5 15/01/1944
Poplawski, Jerzy 5 VM (Silver), KW**, DFC 21/6/2004
Potocki, Wladyslaw Jan 6 23/2/1996

R[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Radomski, Jerzy 5
Rogowski, Jan Aleksander 7
Rudowski, Stanislaw 12
Rutkowski, Kazimierz 6 DFC, VM, KW

S[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Schmidt, Jerzy 6 KIA 6 December 1944
Siekierski, Jan 11
Siwek, Kazimierz 11
Stanisław Skalski 21 DSO, DFC**, VM*, KW***
Smigielski, Jan 5
Sologub, Grzegorz "George" 5
Sporny, Kazimierz 5 DFC, VM, KW** 15/5/1949
Surma, Franciszek 5 KIA 8 November 1941
Szaposznikow, Eugeniusz Miroslaw 9
Szczesny, Henryk "Sneezy" 11
Sztramko, Kazimierz 7
Szymankiewicz, Teofil 7
Szymanski, Tadeusz 10

T[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Tronczynski, Stefan 6

U[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Urbanowicz, Witold Aleksander 17 VM, DFC

W[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Wczelik, Antoni 5 KIA 14 April 1942
Wesolowski, Marian 6
Witorzenc, Stefan 6
Wiza, Franciszek 6 DFC 12/12/1956
Wlasnowolski, Boleslaw Andrzej 6 KIA 1 November 1940
Wojciechowski, Miroslav Ignacy 5
Wunsche, Kazimierz 6 DFC, VM (Silver), KW**

Z[edit]

Name Kills Awards Notes
Zalebski, Jozef 10
Zumbach, Jan Eugeniusz Ludwig 14 DFC, VM, KW*** 3/1/1986
Zurakowski, Janusz 6 DFC, VM, KW**

Key to Awards Abbreviations[edit]

Abbreviation Award
AFC Air Force Cross
AM Air Medal
CdG Croix de Guerre
DFC Distinguished Flying Cross
DFM Distinguished Flying Medal
DSC Distinguished Service Cross
DSM Distinguished Service Medal
DSO Distinguished Service Order
KW Krzyż Walecznych (Polish Cross of Valor)
LM Legion of Merit
PR Polonia Restituta (Order of Poland Reborn)
VM Virtuti Militari (Polish Medal: "To Military Valour")