Eduard Prchal – Memorial plaque unveiling


The Dolní Břežany Municipal Council
and the Friends of E.M. Prchal Club

Would like to invite you to the ceremonial unveiling of a commemorative plaque for

Col. Eduard Maximilián Prchal

Czechoslovak Battle of Britain fighter pilot and other flying duties during WW II.

at his former house at:

93 Dolní Břežany


Saturday 23 May 2015.

Event commences: 8:45 am 23 May 2015
fly past of JAS – 39 Gripen aircraft from 21 zTL Čáslav
Opening address by Mayor of Dolní Břežany ing. Věslav Michalík CSc.
Speech by ing. Pavel Čihák, member of Czech Assembly (= PČR).
Summary of E.M. Prchal’s activities during WW II, by Zdeněk Samek.
E.M. Prchal and his second escape from his homeland after 1948, Jan Pašek.
Memorial plaque unveiling by Kejka Collins, ing. Pavel Čihák, ing. Věslav Michalík CSc.
Blessing of the plaque.
Czechoslovak National Anthem, by Dolní Břežany Primary School.
Conclusion of unveiling ceremony, reception for guests.
Reception for guests.
Lunch for invited guests

The above picture depicted Hawker Hurricane Mk.I, 310 (Czechoslovak) Sqn RAF, NN-D, serial number P3143, in which Sgt Eduard M. Prchal shot down a Luftwaffe Ju 88 bomber on 18 Sept 1940 during the Battle of Britain.


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