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  1. Initial training for radio operators was at the Polish Technical Training School at No1 School of Technical Training RAF Halton and then 18 OTU Bramcote. SW279/E NG283/W
  2. Group of instructors in front of Tiger Moth trainer. On the left S/Ldr Jan Czerny, 302 Squadron BoB participant. Second from right F/Lt Edmund Jereczek who fought in BoB with 43 and 229 squadrons. Third from right W/O Mirosław Wojciechowski, 303 fighter pilot during 1940-1941.
  3. A small Polish training unit was formed within 18 OTU at RAF Hucknall in March of 1940. Consisting of 40 flying and ground personnel, work commenced on 1st April. The intention was that they would become the nucleus for the formation of 300 (Polish) Squadron. In late June they left for Bramcote, Warks, for final training. 18 OTU/Bramcote became the main training centre for Polish Bomber crews. Polish servicing crew of 18 OTU loading practice bombs at RAF Hucknall. In January 1941 No. 1 Polish Flying Training School was established at Hucknall. It was composed of an Elementary Flying Traini