An often-excluded fact of the reality of the war was that the British military employed a great many hundreds of thousands of men from the Commonwealth realms, most specifically India, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Of the roughly three thousand RAF pilots, around two-thirds of this number were non-British. In fact, these divisions proved to be highly deadly in the skies, with the Polish No. 303 fighter squadron downing the most German planes of any allied unit participating in the battle.
Many foreign fighters fought in the RAF (8/10)
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