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Winged Lion monument ceremony – 14.8.2019. – I

On 14 August 2019, a ceremony was held at the Winged Lion monument, Klárov, Prague, to commemorate the return of the Czechoslovak airmen who had served in the RAF during WW2. Despite the war in Europe finishing on 8 May … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF Exhibition – Prague

The ‘The Knights of the Heaven’ exhibition, about the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2, is now open at the Národní Museum, Prague. V Národní Museum v Praze je nyní otevřena výstava “Rytíři nebes” věnující … Continue reading

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Karel Kuttelwascher – 60th anniversary – 16.08.2019.

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Doomed Czechoslovakia

A documentary giving an insight into the lead up to the Munich Agreement of 30 September 1938 and the subsequent German occupation of Czechoslovakia on 15 March 1939.

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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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