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Posledni let Wellingtonu T2624

Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624 Válečný deník Sgt Otakara Janůje, radiotelegrafisty 311. čs. bombardovací perutě RAF od Pavel Vančata & Marian Buštík Otakar Janůj patřil do nepříliš početné skupiny příslušníků předválečného policejního uniformovaného sboru, kteří před službou protektorátním úřadům dali přednost … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – Remembered Today

The 7 October 2018 is the 105th anniversary of the birth of Josef František in Dolní Otaslavice, Czechoslovakia. He was the most successful Allied fighter pilot during the Battle of Britain with 17 Luftwaffe aircraft shot down in 28 days … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – Top-scoring Battle of Britain Pilot

Peter Sharpe and Chris John examine the brief but fiery career of the top-scoring Battle of Britain pilot. AMONG HIS CZECH countrymen, known for their sober and mannerly temperament, Josef František was the exception who proved the rule. He should … Continue reading

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Pokoritel Alsterufera / The humiliator of the Alsterufer

Pokoritel Alsterufera The humiliator of the Alsterufer by Pavol Vitko This book is published by the Military Support Foundation, a Slovak military charity organisation. The publication is compiled and written by military journalist Pavol Vitko, and also contains a specialist … Continue reading

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Rudolf Holecek – 29.9.2018. – Cerekvice

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Adolf Vrana – One of the Few

Adolf ‘Ada’ Vrána – jeden z “mála …………………….* 27. 10. 1908. …………………….† 25. 02. 1997. Pre-WW2: Před druhou světovou válkou: Adolf ‘Ada’ Vrána was born at Nové Pace on 27 October 1908, the second-born son of Josef Vrána, a police … Continue reading

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Ivan Schwarz – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 30 August 2018, a memorial plaque, for Ivan Schwarz, was unveiled at the Heydukova Street Synagogue, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

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Miroslav Standera – 2.10.2018.

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Information please

Informace prosím We would like to contact relatives of: Rádi bychom kontaktovali příbuzné: F/Sgt ROZUM Alois P/O KONŠTACKÝ Vilém P/O SMRČEK Leonard (Leonhard) F/Sgt VALACH Karel F/Sgt HEJNA Jan If anyone has any current contact information for one of his … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – the first Czechoslovak RAF loss

The 31 August 2018 is the 78th anniversary of the loss of P/O Jaroslav Štěbáček, pilot with 310 (Czechoslovak) Sqn. during the Battle of Britain. Na datum 31.srpna 2018 připadá 78. výročí úmrtí P/O Jaroslava Štěrbáčka, pilota 310. (československé) perutě … Continue reading

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