Rest In Peace, Gen. Sawicz

Thanks and godspeed

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish World War II airman, believed to be the last surviving Polish pilot from the Battle of Britain, has died at the age of 97 in a Canadian nursing home.

Turner and Porter Funeral Directors said on its website that Brig. Gen. Tadeusz Sawicz died Oct. 19 at a nursing home in Toronto, Canada.

Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza daily reported Wednesday that Sawicz was the last surviving pilot among the Poles who served in Polish Air Forces in Britain during World War II. He fought in the 1940 battle and served with the air force until early 1947.

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3 Responses to “Rest In Peace, Gen. Sawicz”

  1. tree hugging sister says:

    Clear skies and a safe landing, General, as a valiant soul deserves no less.

  2. JeffS says:

    Vale, General Sawicz. Go with God.

  3. nightfly says:

    How do you say Semper Fi in Polish?

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