Iliuszyn Ił-2 Shturmovik (Штурмови́к)
According to the available data, from the moment of the end of Second World War on the state created in the CCCP of the Polish Army there were 142 to 158 aircraft. Mainly in the Ił-2 m 3 version. In addition, there were from 15 to 19 school machines marked the UIł-2. In the period from 1944 to 1946, Polish Air Force received about 250 aircraft of this type.
Detailed equipment for LWP (Polish Air Force) in the Ił-2 aircraft in May 1945
When in 1949 the withdrawal of the Ił-2 machines from the Polish regiments began, they had about 138 machines and 32 machines in the UIł-2 version.
Detailed equipment of LWP in Il-2 planes on November 1, 1949
Probably only one Ił-2 aircraft has survived and is presented in the Museum of the Polish Army in Warsaw.
Written by Karol Placha Hetman