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Sqn. Ldr. Jan Eugeniusz Ludwig Zumbach was a Polish fighter pilot who became an ace during the Second World War.
After France fell, Zumbach, and many other Polish pilots made it to Britain, where they formed numerous new squadrons in the RAF. One of them was the No. 303 “Kosciuszko” Squadron, which Zumbach was assigned to. He became Wing Commander of the No. 303 Squadron in 1942.
Zumbach survived the war with 13 kills, 5 probables, and 1 damaged, and was decorated with the Silver Cross of the Virtuti Military, the Polish Cross of Valour (with 3 bars), and the Distinguished Flying Cross & Bar.
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