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Czech veterans remember the CzRAF airmen

Czech Air Force, Army and Special Forces veterans Veteráni letectva, pozemních sil a speciálních sil Armády České republiky letěli do Anglie mjr Petr Baška, prap Milan Bruna, nrtm Roman Čelanský, rtm Martin Havránek, pplk Robert Hejtmánek, pprp Tomáš Hejtmánek, Jiří, … Continue reading

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Otakar Januj – 15.11.2018.

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Remembrance 2018

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Project CzRAF 100

The graves of 240 Czechoslovak RAF airmen and 1 Czechoslovak WAAF who lost their lives during their WW2 RAF service, are to be found in numerous cemeteries located around the United Kingdom. A further 149 Czechoslovak airmen, who have no … Continue reading

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Czech Prime Minister remembers the Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots

On Wednesday 24 October 2018, whilst on an official visit to London, Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic visited the London Battle of Britain memorial on the Embankment, to lay a wreath and pay his respects to the … Continue reading

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310 Sqn at Exeter

310 Sqn at Exeter – 07.05.42. – 26.06.43. A history of 310 Sqn here.

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Posledni let Wellingtonu T2624

Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624 Válečný deník Sgt Otakara Janůje, radiotelegrafisty 311. čs. bombardovací perutě RAF od Pavel Vančata & Marian Buštík Otakar Janůj patřil do nepříliš početné skupiny příslušníků předválečného policejního uniformovaného sboru, kteří před službou protektorátním úřadům dali přednost … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – Remembered Today

The 7 October 2018 is the 105th anniversary of the birth of Josef František in Dolní Otaslavice, Czechoslovakia. He was the most successful Allied fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain with 17 Luftwaffe aircraft shot down in 28 days … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – Top-scoring Battle of Britain Pilot

Peter Sharpe and Chris John examine the brief but fiery career of the top-scoring Battle of Britain pilot. AMONG HIS CZECH countrymen, known for their sober and mannerly temperament, Josef František was the exception who proved the rule. He should … Continue reading

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Pokoritel Alsterufera / The humiliator of the Alsterufer

Pokoritel Alsterufera The humiliator of the Alsterufer by Pavol Vitko This book is published by the Military Support Foundation, a Slovak military charity organisation. The publication is compiled and written by military journalist Pavol Vitko, and also contains a specialist … Continue reading

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