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Jadwiga Piłsudska-Jaraczewska (28 February 1920 – 16 November 2014)

Jadwiga Pilsudska-Jaraczewska was a daughter of Poland’s national hero Marshal Jozef Pilsudsk and flew Spitfires for the Allied cause

Jadwiga Pilsudska-Jaraczewska, who has died aged 94, was the younger daughter of the pre-war Polish leader and military hero Marshal Jozef Pilsudski; after the German invasion of her country, she fled to Britain, where she served during the war as a pilot in the Air Transport Auxiliary.

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The Telegraph obituaries: Jadwiga Pilsudska-Jaraczewska

The Times obituaries: Jadwiga Piłsudska-Jaraczewska

Tributes paid to heroic Newnham war pilot who fled Nazi invasion of Poland