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21.02.1945 No. 315 Squadron (P) Mustang III FB225 PK-D Fl/Sgt.Józef Donocik
Date: 21st February 1945 (Wednesday)
Unit: No. 315 Squadron
Type: Mustang III
Location: Osnabruck, Germany
Pilot: Fl/Sgt. Józef Donocik 792351 PAF Age 28. Killed.
REASON FOR LOSS:
Rodeo 416 - Rodeo in the afternoon - combat with Luftwaffe Fw 190s, shot down and killed.
Fl/Sgt. Józef Donocik. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery. Row. D. Grave. Nr.16. From Poland, born 06th March 1916.
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