Today in aviation history – 27th August

On 27th August 1942 in Viterbo (Italy) died Camillo Perini, a pilot and lieutenant of Polish Army. In 1912 he joined Austrian Air Forces. He finished World War I with the rank of captain. On 15th November 1918he joined Polish Air Forces and was assigned to No. 3 Air Force Division. In September 1939 he went to Italy where he helped with evacuating Polish soldiers to France. In 1940 he was arrested by Italians. He died of pneumonia.