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Ceskoslovensti letci ve Velke Britanii

Life at Exeter with 310 Sqn, 1942. A history of 310 Sqn here.

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Czechoslovak Air Force pilots and navigator badges

Reproduction 1939 period Czechoslovak Air Force Pilots and Navigator badges are now available from SM Parapresent in the Czech Republic. Reprodukce československých pilotních odznaků polních pilotů a polních pozorovatelů v provedení z roku 1939 jsou nyní na prodej u frimy … Continue reading

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Josef Rechka – A hero amongst us

An article, by Mike Le Galle, in the February 2019 newsletter of the Jersey Aero Club, about Josef Řechka, 310 Sqn Battle of Britain pilot. The Jersey Aero Club has seen many famous pilot members over its history, some lived … Continue reading

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Remembering two airmen from Budisov and Hodov

Vzpomínka na Františka Horkého a Leonharda Smrčka – letce RAF, kteří bojovali ve druhé světové válce. In Memory of RAF airmen who fought in World War II: František Horký and Leonhard Smrček V letošním roce 2018 si připomínáme řadu významných … Continue reading

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311 Sqn – Vzduch je nase more 24

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IBCC – Lincoln

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) at Lincoln, UK, with the Walls of Names, was unveiled on 12th April 2018. It serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who died whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command … Continue reading

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Josef Balejka – 07.02.2019.

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Czechoslovak airmen in WW2

A collection of eight WW2 news clips about Czechoslovak RAF airmen during WW2. The clips cover Alexander Hess and 310 Sqn at Duxford, President Eduard Beneš at Honnington with 311 Sqn, Karel Kuttelwascher medal award and separate interview, 311 Sqn … Continue reading

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Jiri Hartman – My D-Day

S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC was, at that time a F/Lt with 310 Sqn, and was ‘A’ Flight Commander (Red 1) at the time of D-Day – the Allied invasion of Europe on 6 June 1944. At that time all three … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF – Remembered 2018

Remembrance / Vzpomínka 2018 Bahamas : Nassau – Vitezslav BŘÍZA, Jaroslav MAREŠ, Jan HADRÁVEK, Karel SALZ, Josef ŠOTOLA, and Jozef TURNA. _______________________________________________________________ Belgium : Ypres – Karel PAVLÍK. _______________________________________________________________ Czech Republic : Brno airport Čejč – František VINDIŠ, František MASAŘÍK. … Continue reading

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