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Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiled

Pamätný deň Antona Vanka / Lednické Rovne / 7. Máj 2018 Pri príležitosti nedožitých 100. narodenín vojnového hrdinu a pilota RAF Antona Vanka, ako aj v predvečer oslavy víťazstva and fašizmom, si obyvatelia obce Lednické Rovne, členovia rodiny a zástupcovia … Continue reading

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Plzen – Memorial Plaque unveiled, 6.5.18.

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Memorial plaque was unveiled at Plzeň 3 in rememberence of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen from that District. Oldřich HOŘEJŠÍ 311 Sqn pilot Stanislav PEROUTKA 310 Sqn pilot Miloslav PETR 310 Sqn pilot † 29.01.43. … Continue reading

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Brookwood – 6 May 2018

The annual ceremony to commemorate the end of WWII was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial at CWGC Brookwood on 6 May 2018. Každoroční ceremoniál k připomenutí konce 2. světové války se uskutečnil u Československého památníku v CWGC, Brookwoodu dne 6. … Continue reading

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Plzen 3.5.2018.

Doubravečtí si připomněli své hrdiny Plzeň Doubravka remembers its heroes Ve čtvrtek 3. května proběhla vzpomínková akce na tři rodáky z Plzně Doubravky, členy Západočeského aeroklubu v Plzni na Borech, piloty RAF v II. světové válce Karla Pavlíka, Václava Šindeláře … Continue reading

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Czech involvement with RAF Transport Squadrons

Czech involvement with 105 OTU plus 511, 246 and other transport Squadrons in the RAF During the latter war years an ever-increasing number of Czechoslovak airmen were syphoned off from operational duties to take up a transport role, initially with … Continue reading

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Tomas Lom interview

An interview with Tomáš Lom, 311 Sqn radio operator, by Ian Willoughby, of Radio Praha.

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Czechoslovak RAF Museum – Police

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Czech Spitfires in the USA

The opportunity to see Spitfire Vc, AR614 DU-Z, often flow by W/Cmdr Tomáš Výbíral and Spitfire LF Mk IXe SL633, JT-10, often flow by F/Lt Karel Pošta, both of 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron.

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Plzen 19.4.2018. – 100th Anniversary of the Czechoslovak Air Force

The opening ceremony was held at the West Bohemian Museum, Plzeň for an exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Czechoslovak Air Force. The exhibition was organised by the Leteckého historického klubu gen. Jana R. Irvinga Plzeň (Aviation Historical … Continue reading

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Eduard Prchal – 10.5.2018. – Jilove

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