Category Archives: 311 Sqd

Nieuwe Niedorp – Wellington T2990 Excavation

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The men of Wellington T2990

KX-T Operation too far Vickers Wellington bomber KX-T 2990 from 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron took off for her last operation at 2316hrs on 22 June 1941. The target was the German port of Bremen with the following crew: Captain/1st pilot … Continue reading

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Czeching out Tangmere – part I

Češi v Tangmere – 1. část The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located on the former WW2 Tangmere airfield used by 310,312 and 313 Czechoslovak squadrons as well as 1 Sqn in which several Czechoslovak pilots, including F/Lt Karel Kuttelwascher … Continue reading

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Tomas LÖWENSTEIN [Lom]

* 01.08.1924., Vienna, Austria. † 23.06.2021., Prague, Czech Republic. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that F/Sgt Tomáš LÖWENSTEIN [Lom] 788630 311 Sqn Wireless Operator died 23 June 2021. _______________________________________________________________ 311.perutě radista 23.06.2021. v Praze. zemřel F/Sgt Tomáš LÖWENSTEIN [Lom] … Continue reading

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Nieuwe Niedorp – Excavation Completed

Nieuwe Niedorp – Výkopové práce ukončeny Started on 25 May, the excavation of 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn Wellington KX-T, T2990 was completed yesterday (17 June), after nearly four weeks and earlier than the original expectation of mid July. Včera (17. června), … Continue reading

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Nieuwe Niedorp – 03.06.2021.

During late May 2021, the recovery of 311 Sqn Wellington T2990 started, nearly 80 years since it had crashed at Nieuwe Niedorp on 23 June 1941. Na konci května 2021 bylo zahájeno vyzvedávání trosek bombardéru Vickers Wellington 1c T2990 patřící … Continue reading

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Nieuwe Niedorp

This afternoon’s speech by Rian van Dam, Mayor of Nieuwe Niedorp, at the Press Conference about the Wellington T2990 crash site excavation. _______________________________________________________________ Ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of the municipality of Hollands Kroon I would like to welcome you … Continue reading

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Vetrny Jenikov – 04.06.2021.

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Thank you Milena

Děkujeme, Mileno Whilst on a visit to Poland, in 2019, for the 75th anniversary of the Great Escape, from Stalag Luft III Prisoner of War camp at Żagań, Milena Kolaříková BEM, also visited the CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commission) Section … Continue reading

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8 May 2021 – Not just Runnymede

8. květen 2021 – Nejen Runnymede On the 76th Anniversary of VE Day, in addition to remembering the 149 fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen who are named at the Air Forces Memorial, at Runnymede, the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd … Continue reading

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