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Wellington Z8838 Remembered

Vzpomínka na Wellington Z8838 After a long postponement due to Covid-19, the crash-site of 311 Sqn Wellington Z8838 was finally commemorated at Middenmeer, Holland on 9 October 2021. The event was the instigation of the Hollands Kroon Association in cooperation … Continue reading

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Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum]

* 01.01.1922., Pruzsków, Poland. † 06.10.2021., Israel. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that P/O Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum] 788285 (198055) 311 Sqn Navigator died 06 October 2021. _______________________________________________________________ 06.10.2021. v Izraeli. zemřel P/O Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum] 788285 (198055) 311.perutě navigátor … Continue reading

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Otto Hanzlicek – † 10.10.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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Jaroslav Hlavac – † 10.10.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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Josef Frantisek – Remembered 08.10.2021.

Otaslavice, Czech Republic. Northwood, UK. _______________________________________________________________ An biography for Josef František here and here

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Josef Frantisek – † 08.10.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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Vladimir Horsky – † 26.09.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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Not Forgotten – Leonard Revilliod

Nezapomenut – Leonard Revilliod An often overlooked grave which has a Czechoslovak RAF connection is that of F/O Léonard Revilliod on the Isle of Tiree, Scotland. Často přehlíženým hrobem, který je spojen s Československým RAF, je hrob F/O Léonarda Revillioda … Continue reading

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Josef Jaske – One of the Few

Josef JAŠKE One of the Few …………….* 30.01.1913, Nymburk. …………….† 20.06.2001, Oxford, UK. Pre WW2 Josef Antonín Jaške was born on 30 January 1913 in Nymburk, a town about 30 km from Prague. There he undertook five years of elementary … Continue reading

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Frantisek Marek – † 14.09.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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