Sq/L Jan Zumbach Pilot RAF 303 Polish Squadron
Jean Zumbach’s full name was actually Jan Eugeniusz Ludwig Zumbach, he was born on April 14, 1915 in Ursynów Poland.Combat names: Johnny Brown, Kamikaze Brown was a Polish military pilot, entrepreneur, mercenary and commander-in-chief of the Katanga and Biafra Air Force.
Zumbach was born Swiss in Poland due to his grandfather’s citizenship, but hid his nationality to pursue a career in PolishTo be able to strike in air forces. During the German attack on Poland, Zumbach was unable to take part in the fighting because of a broken leg.
After the Polish defeat, Zumbach fled via Romania and Beirut to France, where he served in a hunting unit for the French Air Force. Because of the defeat of France, Zumbach fled to Great Britain, where he quickly made a career in the Royal Air Force. So he shot down eight German planes during the Battle of Britain. He ended the war as a colonel and squadron commander with twelve confirmed kills.
Kit: Hobby Boss 1:32
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