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Jaroslav Sterbacek – 31.08.1940.

An English/Czech biography for him is here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde.

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80th Anniversary – 312 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 29th August 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 312 Squadron the second Czechoslovak Fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29.srpna 2020 80. výročí založení 312. perutě druhé československé stíhací perutě v Britském královském letectvu … Continue reading

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310 Sqn Remembrance – Duxford 15.8.20.

Historic Aircraft Collection’s event on 15 August was not just about the unveiling of “The Josef Frantisek Hurricane”. Within the day’s event was also included the remembrance of fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen from 310 Sqn who had been killed while … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek Hurricane

Hurricane „Josef František“ 2020 is the 80th Anniversary Year of The Battle of Britain, and the 80th anniversary of the formation of 310, 311 and 312 (Czechoslovak) squadrons in the RAF. It is also the 75th Anniversary of the return … Continue reading

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13 August 1945 – Finally Home

13. srpen 1945 – Poslední doma Před 75 lety se do vlasti vrátili českoslovenští letci, kteří za 2. světové války bojovali ve Velké Británii. Přestože do zahraničního odboje odcházeli mezi prvními, jako celek se mohli vrátit až jako ti úplně … Continue reading

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Frantisek Behal

František BĚHAL …………….* 18.03.1912., Želátovice, Přerov. …………….† 11.04.1941., Selsdon Park, Surrey, UK. Pre WW2 Před druhou světovou válkou František was born 18 March 1912 in Želátovice, in the Olomouc region of what was to become Czechoslovakia in 1918. He completed … Continue reading

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Czeching out the Battle of Britain.

Česká připomínka bitvy o Británii On 6 August Col Jiří Niedoba, Defence Attaché and CWO Tomáš Kašpar, Defence Attaché Assistant from the Czech Embassy London, made a private visit to the National Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne, … Continue reading

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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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