Ashes of Polish Battle of Britain ace return home for burial

August 25, 2016 4:43 PM

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Ashes of Polish Battle of Britain ace return home for burial

WARSAW, Poland – The ashes of Polish fighter ace Capt. Kazimierz Sporny, who is credited with downing at least five enemy planes in the World War II Battle of Britain, have been brought from London to western Poland for a military burial.

The ceremony Thursday in the western city of Poznan was part of events honoring Poland's Air Force and marking 10 years of F-16 fighters' serving in the force.

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