Saturday, 20 March 2010


He was a radio operator/air gunner, born on 6th June 1913 in Cieszyn.  On 26th October 1941, W5720 was hit by flak and crashed into the sea.  After many hours in the water, all but one of the crew was rescued; this flier survived the crash but F/O Stenocki was killed.  Sgt Krzywon was later killed on HF198 which crashed on 14th January 1944.  He won the Cross of Valour three times. 

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