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Hencov airfield, Jihlava – 06.06.2019

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Jiri Mares Remembered

Many thanks to Jolanda Hoevenberg, who on 5 May, the anniversary of the liberation of Holland, visited Lemmer General Cemetery, Lemsterland, Holland and kindly placed chrysanthemums at the grave of Sgt Jiří Mareš. Sgt Jiří Mareš was a 25-year-old, 311 … Continue reading

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Chevington Cemetery Allied Airmen’s Remembrance

Commonwealth and Allied Airmen’s Remembrance Ceremony On Sunday, 28th April the Newcastle & Gateshead Branch of the RAF Association held their annual ceremony at Chevington Cemetery to remember the airmen of the Commonwealth and Allied nations who died in the … Continue reading

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Ivo Peter Tonder

F/Lt Ivo Peter Tonder ………..* 16.04.1913, Praha, Czechoslovakia. ……….† 04.05.1995, Henley-on-Thames, UK. Příslušníkem 312. perutě od října 1940 do června 1942 Ivo Tonder před válkou sloužil u 1. pluku. Po okupaci Československa byl demobilizován a pracoval v továrně Aero jako … Continue reading

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Sitensky Exhibition – 08.05.19. – 23.06.19.

SITENSKÝ 100 Výstava 100 fotografií ke 100. výročí narození fotografa Ladislava Sitenského Ladislav Sitenský byl významný český fotograf, který se narodil 7. 8. 1919 na Královských Vinohradech a prožil zde téměř celý život. Ačkoli je známý především svými válečnými snímky … Continue reading

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Dutch remembrance of Czechoslovak RAF airmen.

The four Czechoslovak RAF airmen interred at Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Holland, were remembered in a service held there on 15 April 2019. The event was organised by the Oldebroek Municipality, the Oosterwolde Orange Committee, the Oosterwolde Village Association and the … Continue reading

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The fate of Viktor Waidlich

Český televizní dokument o vojínovi Viktoru Waidlichovi, který sloužil za druhé světové války u pozemího personálu 311. perutě. A Czech language TV documentary about AC2 Viktor Waidlich, who served as a member of 311 Sqn groundstaff during WW2. Po komunistickém … Continue reading

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Miroslav Liskutin – Slapanice, 13.04.2019.

The urn of Brigadier General Miroslav Liškutín was interned at his family grave at Šlapanice cemetery, near Brno. It was a well-attended, military organised, event with attendees including his grandson and family from the UK, Czech relatives, representatives of the … Continue reading

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Soldiering On – Czech Freedom Fighters in Great Britain 1940-1945

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Podpořte finančně sbírku na novou knihu Radka Gálise. Consider supporting a fundraising project for a new Czech language book by Radek Radek Gális. V letošním roce 80. výročí začátku II. světové války bych rád vydal knihu autorských rozhovorů s desítkou … Continue reading

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