Category Archives: 310 Sqd

Zahranicni Armada 1939-1945: misto narozeni: politicky okres Nove Mesto na Morave

Zahraniční armáda 1939-1945 (místo narození: politický okres Nové Město na Moravě) od Jiří Plachý Kniha čtenáře seznamuje v patnácti kapitolách s dějinami druhého československého zahraničního odboje. Od tragických událostí března 1939, po nichž krátce začali nejrůznějšími nebezpečnými cestami za hranice … Continue reading

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Runnymede 2020 Remembrance

VIRTUAL SERVICE OF COMMEMORATION AIR FORCES MEMORIAL, RUNNYMEDE Virtuální pietní akt RAF v Runnymede This virtual service is a unique collaboration between the Royal Air Force and the armed forces broadcaster (BFBS). The collective intention is to ensure that the … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of VE Day

75. výročí vítězství nad nacismem Remembering the Czechoslovak airmen who died in the fight for the liberation of their homeland during WW2. Připomínáme si československé letce, kteří padli v boji za svobodu své vlasti ve druhé světové válce.

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Svatopluk Janouch – One of the Few

Svatopluk JANOUCH – One of the Few …………….* 06.11.1913. Holín, Jičín. …………….† 12.04.66. New York, USA. Pre WW2: Svatopluk Janouch was born on 6 November 1913 in the village of Holín, near Jičín, about 50 miles North-East of Prague. He … Continue reading

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Harrowbeer and Talbenney

Vintage colour WW2 Czech documentary about Vzácný barevný dokument ze druhé světové války o 312 (Czechoslovak) Sqn at Harrowbeer 312. peruti sídlící v Harrowbeeru and a 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn at Talbenney a 311. peruti v Talbeney A history of 311 … Continue reading

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denik.cz – shameful behaviour

denik.cz – ostudné chování The 24 March 1950 is a notable day in Czechoslovak post-WW2 history, as this was the day 3 ČSA DC3’s were hijacked by 7 former Czechoslovak RAF airmen, who crewed these aircraft, for what was supposed … Continue reading

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Erding Escape 70th Anniversary – 24 March 2020

Since the Communist take-over of Czechoslovakia in February 1948, the Czechoslovaks who had fought for the Allies in the West during WW2 had become subjected to persecution by this new regime. Arrest, imprisonment and personal degradation was to follow for … Continue reading

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Visiting Brookwood

The post-WW2 Czechoslovak cemetery at Brookwood today.

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Dr Jiri Rajlich interview about the Czechoslovak RAF during WW2

A Czech language interview, by Jiří Hošek, with Dr Jiří Rajlich, Director of the Vojenský Ústřední Archiv (VUA), about the role of the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2 here.

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Never Forgotten – Part 5 West Midlands and Liverpool

6 February 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: That was a record! In the fifth stage of our quest to discover the graves and especially the stories of Czechoslovak soldiers in Great Britain, my … Continue reading

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