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Dr Jiri Rajlich interview about the Czechoslovak RAF during WW2

A Czech language interview, by Jiří Hošek, with Dr Jiří Rajlich, Director of the Vojenský Ústřední Archiv (VUA), about the role of the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2 here.

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Never Forgotten – Part 5 West Midlands and Liverpool

6 February 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: That was a record! In the fifth stage of our quest to discover the graves and especially the stories of Czechoslovak soldiers in Great Britain, my … Continue reading

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Josef Koukal – 23.02.2020. Luze

A biography on Josef Koukal here. Životopis o Josefovi Koukalovi zde.

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Karel Mrazek’s 46 Sqn photos

W/Cdr Karel Mrázek was an avid photographer during his RAF Service during WW2. A selection of his portfolio when he served with 46 Sqn, 19.9.40 to 16.5.41, are here:

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Spitfire AR501 – 312 Sqn

More information on Spitfire AR501 here

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Never Forgotten – Part 4 Sussex and Surrey

Ambassador Libor Sečka set off to visit the graves of Czechoslovak airmen and soldiers also in the previous week. On his journey to pay his respects to the war heroes buried in Surrey and Sussex, he was accompanied by the … Continue reading

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Czechs at St Georges Chapel, Biggin Hill.

Biggin Hill, 25th January 2020 Biggin Hill, 25. ledna 2020 Let me share a few pictures of St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance in Biggin Hill. It is a special place for RAF history and also commemorates allies who flew … Continue reading

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Never Forgotten Project – Cotswolds – 24 January 2020

Etapa č. 3 – Cotswolds – 24. ledna 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: Map key: Mapy číslo : Cemetery: Hřbitov : Town: Město : 1 Yatesbury (All Saints Churchyard) Yatesbury 2 Chippenham (London … Continue reading

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Miroslav Mucha – 31.1.20. Ivancice

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Never Forgotten Project – trip 1 to Kent

On 10 January 2020 the Embassy of the Czech Republic, London announced their forthcoming project ‘Never Forgotten’ to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. During 2020, the Ambassador H.E.Libor Sečka aims to visit all … Continue reading

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