68. NIGHT FIGHTER SQUADRON
Twenty-three Czechoslovak pilots went through the squadron (twenty-one Czechs and two Slovaks), and sixteen radar operators (fifteen Czechs and one Slovak). Czechoslovak night fighters with the 68 Night Fighter Squadron finished the war with twenty-one verified kills, three probable, and additionally, they damaged seven enemy planes. They also shot down three V-1 flying bombs. The first shooting down of the enemy was achieved by P/O Miloslav Mansfeld and Sgt Slavomil Janácek on the night from the 12th to the 13th of October 1941. At that time they shot down 2 He?111s and damaged a third He?111. In the course of the war, the Czechoslovak airmen in this squadron made 1,905 combat sorties and flew a total of 4,095 operational hours.