Polish Air Force Monument Plumetot, France

Polish Air Force Monument, Plumetot

Craft Architects competition entry for the Polish Air Force Monument at Plumetot, France made it into the final shortlist.

The Memorial commemorates the Polish 131 Fighter Wing, comprising 302, City of Dęblin, 308 City of Kraków, and 317, City of Wilno Squadrons, which flew from Plumetot in August and September 1944 as the first units of the Polish Air Force to be based in France since 1940; more widely it marks the role played by fighter and bomber squadrons in helping secure the liberation of Normandy and of France.