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Polish pilots pose during a pause in the Battle of Britain with their pet pup

This unit suffered high casualties, won a reputation for being a bit reckless.

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This unit suffered high casualties, won a reputation for being a bit reckless. I wonder how many survived the war.

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. @tomricks1

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