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Vladimir Horsky – † 26.09.40.

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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.

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British D-Day Memorial – Czechoslovak RAF Remembered

Britský památník dne D – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky RAF The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command … Continue reading

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Thank you Andy Shepherd

Děkujeme Andy Shepherd For remembering the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. Za udržování vzpomínky na československé muže a ženy, kteří sloužili v RAF během druhé světové války. Col Andy Shepherd is a former Defence … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – † 31.08.40.

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Vaclav Bergman – One of the Few

Václav BERGMAN – One of the Few …………….* 27.08.1915, Domoušice. …………….† 31.12.2002, Dumbarton, Scotland Pre WW2: Václav Bergman, the son of Josef and Božena, was born on 27 August 1915, at Domoušice, a village in the Louny district of Czechoslovakia, … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman Memorial Plaque unveiled

Odhalení pamětní desky Adolfu Jurmanovi On 21 August 2021, a memorial plaque to commemorate F/Lt Adolf Jurman was unveiled at his former family home at Olešnička, near Žďár nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic. 21. sprna 2021 byla odhalena pamětní … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Victory Parade

With the Czechoslovak airmen from the three fighter units – 310, 312 and 313 squadrons who returned home on 13 August 1945 and 311 Sqn airmen returning two days later, a Victory Parade was held for them in Prague. S … Continue reading

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