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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part III – East Wretham

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, and the nearby Honington cemetery, the final location for the days events was to St Ethelbert’s Church at East Wretham, where the graves of twelve airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part II – Honington Cemetery

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, the next stop was at the nearby Honington cemetery where the graves of seven airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are located. With an Honour Guard and Standard from 22nd Helicopter Base … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part I – RAF Honington

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn on 29 July 1940, a commemoration service was held in the memorial garden at RAF Honington, Suffolk. The ceremony was held in the presence of His Excellency Alois Opatrný, Deputy Ambassador … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary – 311 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 29th July 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 311 Squadron the Czechoslovak Bomber / Coastal Command Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29.července 2020, 80. výročí založení 311. perutě Československá peruť u Velitelstvi bombardovacího letectva … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak Squadron pin badges

Czechoslovak RAF Squadron pin badges Připínací odznaky se znaky československých perutí RAF 68 Sqn Here / zde 310 Sqn Here / zde 311 Sqn Here / zde 312 Sqn Here / zde 313 Sqn Here / zde

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Cesky rozhlas visit the Heinkel

One of our recent articles was about the Czechoslovak connection to the new Heinkel bomber exhibit at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Kent. We are pleased to see that Jaromír Marek, UK correspondent for Český rozhlas, came down … Continue reading

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Slovak Ambassador at Capel le Ferne

To commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the Slovak Ambassador to the UK, HE Ambassador Ľubomír Rehák and Defence Attaché Col Jan Goceliak made an informal visit to the National Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain – 80th Anniversary

80. výročím bitvy o Británii The 10 July 2020 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in which 2938 allied airmen participated. 10. červenec 2020 je 80. výročím bitvy o Británii. Tohoto střetnutí se zúčastnilo 2.938 spojeneckých letců. … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary – 310 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 80. výročí 10th July 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 310 Squadron the first Czechoslovak Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 10.července 2020, 80. výročí založení 310. perutě první československé perutě v Britském královském letectvu … Continue reading

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Circus 157 Exhibition – 11.07.20. > 09.08.20.

More information about Circus 157 here and here and František Fajtl here.

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