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Remembrance 2019

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Project CzRAF100 – part II

2018 was a historic year, not only was it the 100th anniversary of founding of the State of Czechoslovakia, on 28 October 1918, but also the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF, and also the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Emil Fechtner – One of the Few

Emil FECHTNER – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 16.10.1916. Prague. ………………..† 29.10.1940. Whittlesford, UK Pre WW2: Emil Fechtner was born on 16 October 1916, in the Žižkov District of Prague, Czechoslovakia. The family later moved to Hradec Králové because of his … Continue reading

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Vilem Goth – 79th Anniversary – 25.10.1940.

The 25 October 2019 is the 79th anniversary of the death of Vilém Göth, the seventh Czechoslovak pilot to be killed during the Battle of Britain. An English / Czech biography on Vilém Göth here

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Donation appeal

Prosba o pomoc In May 2010 we, the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd, founded the http://www.fcafa.com website to provide an online English language resource of information about the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. … Continue reading

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Otto Hanzlicek – One of the Few

Otto HANZLÍČEK – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 18.06.1911. Ústí nad Labem ………………..† 10.10.1940. Ellesmere Point, UK Pre WW2: Před druhou světovou válkou: Otto Hanzlíček was born on 18 June 1911 at Ústí nad Labem, in the north-eastern region of Czechoslovakia, … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Hlavac – One of the Few

Jaroslav HLAVÁČ – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 11.10.1914. Petřvald. ………………..† 10.10.1940. Wareham, UK Pre WW2: Jaroslav Hlaváč was born 11 October 1914 at Petřvald, a village, about 10 km east of Ostrava, in the Moravia region of Czechoslovakia. He attended … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – 79th Anniversary – 08.10.1940.

The 8 October 2019 is the 79th anniversary of the death of Josef František who, at the time of his death, was the most successful Allied pilot of the Battle of Britain. His untimely death, in a flying accident, came … Continue reading

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68. nocni stihaci perut – 15.10.19.

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Karel Vojtisek – 28.09.2019 – Mukarov

On 28 September 2019, a memorial plaque was unveiled for F/Lt Karel Vojtíšek, 311 Sqn Engineering Officer, at his family home at Mukařov.

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