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Remembering the 115

The London Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park, London, commemorates the 55,573 Allied airmen who lost their lives whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command during WW2. Of these 115, were Czechoslovak and were remembered by volunteers from FCAFA. Whilst the majority … Continue reading

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T2990 crew interred

In May 2021 the excavation of the Nieuwe Niedorp crash site of 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn Wellington T2990 which crashed on the night of 23 June 1941 commenced by a recovery team from the Royal Netherlands Air Force. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Hledani ztraceneho casu – v Britanii za vlast – 4

Part 4 of a Czech language documentary about the Czechoslovak Wing – 310, 312 and 313 Sqns when deployed at RAF Exeter in 1942.

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Celakovice – 18.06.22.

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UK Memorial to Sgt Josef Frantisek

Memorial to Sgt Josef František Pomník četaři Josefu Františkovi The Polish Air Force Memorial Committee, (PAFMC), together with the Embassies of the Republic of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic are delighted to announce that a Memorial to the … Continue reading

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D-Day 78th Anniversary

On the 78th Anniversary of D-Day, remembering the Czechoslovak RAF airmen who were lost participating in the build up to that day and the subsequent Battle of Normandy. Twenty-three Czechoslovak airmen serving in the RAF who were killed during the … Continue reading

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Josef Hubacek – Letiste Klatovy 11.06.22.

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Jiri Hartman – My First Escape

The recollections of S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC of his escape from German occupied Czechoslovakia to Poland on 15 June 1939. ______________________________________________________________ As the Nazis became more and more oppressive; arresting and torturing any suspected of anti-German views, the initial reluctant … Continue reading

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Svatopluk Stulir – Vresovice 21.05.22.

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RAF Beaulieu Exhibition – 2.6. – 5.6.2022

311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn connection with RAF Beaulieu here

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