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Alois Dubec

Alois DUBEC * 28.06.1923., Vlachova Lhota, Zlín, Czechoslovakia. † 19.07.2019. Luhačovice. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that AC2 Alois DUBEC 788807 Depot, Ground staff died 19 July 2019, _______________________________________________________________ 19.07.2019. v Luhačovice. zemřel AC2 Alois DUBEC 788807 Depot, pozemní … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14:00 14.8.2019.

V středu 14. srpna 2019 se od 14:00 hodin uskuteční na pražském Klárově u Památníku Okřídleného lva, který je věnován čsl. letcům RAF, pietní vzpomínka u příležitosti 74. výročí návratu čsl. letců z Velké Británie do vlasti. Ten se jak, … Continue reading

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2019 Battle of Britain Ceremony, Capel le Ferne

The 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was held today at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. Many wreaths were laid at this well-attended ceremony, Col. Jiří Niedoba, Defence Attaché at the Czech Embassy, London, laying … Continue reading

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Bomber Command Memorial Ceremony – 30 June 2019.

On 30 June 2019, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund held their annual ceremony, at the Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park, London, to commemorates the 55,573 Allied airmen who lost their lives whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command during WW2. … Continue reading

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Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 research

An excellent on-line research tool by the Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 which documents all Czechoslovak RAF aircraft that crashed in Holland during WW2 here

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RAF Museum – Police – 29.06.19.

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Josef Prokopec – 100th – 22.06.19.

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Adolf Jurman

Adolf Jurman * 14.6.1919, Olešnička, Czechoslovakia † 27.3.1975, Northampton, UK Adolf Jurman was one of more than 2500 Czechoslovaks who escaped from their homeland, between 1939 and 1945, and joined the RAF on their arrival to the UK. His life … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman 100th

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D-Day 75 – Czechoslovak RAF presentation

As part of the D-Day 75 exhibition being held at the Battle of Britain Bunker, Uxbridge, on Saturday 8 June, Paul Kopeček, gave an excellent, informative presentation recounting the role that the three Czechoslovak fighter squadrons – 310, 312 and … Continue reading

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