Hurricane Ace Josef František

Jiri Rajlich

Date Published :
June 2010
Publisher :
Series :
Blue Series
Illustration :
120+ b/w photos, scale plans, color profiles
No associated books available.


Artur Juszczak details the combat history of the Slovak fighter pilot Josef František, who flew with the 303rd (Polish) Squadron in the Battle of Britain and achieved 17 kills. His death on October 8, 1940 remains a mystery, as the 303rd Squadron were only flying a routine patrol that day.

Illustrated with many photos, some published here for the first time, and detailed color profiles of his aircraft.


"An informative and easy to read text provides extensive detail and is backed up by excellent photographs, official documents and accounts from fellow pilots…an absorbing biography which offers inspiration…”"

- Airfix Model World

“…of interest to the modeler, aviation enthusiast/historian alike. I can recommend it to all who like the subject or have an interest in pilot biographies. It is a very interesting read!”


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