Category Archives: 311 Sqd

Plzen – Memorial Plaque unveiled, 6.5.18.

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Memorial plaque was unveiled at Plzeň 3 in rememberence of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen from that District. Oldřich HOŘEJŠÍ 311 Sqn pilot Stanislav PEROUTKA 310 Sqn pilot Miloslav PETR 310 Sqn pilot † 29.01.43. … Continue reading

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Brookwood – 6 May 2018

The annual ceremony to commemorate the end of WWII was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial at CWGC Brookwood on 6 May 2018. Každoroční ceremoniál k připomenutí konce 2. světové války se uskutečnil u Československého památníku v CWGC, Brookwoodu dne 6. … Continue reading

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Czech involvement with RAF Transport Squadrons

Czech involvement with 105 OTU plus 511, 246 and other transport Squadrons in the RAF During the latter war years an ever-increasing number of Czechoslovak airmen were syphoned off from operational duties to take up a transport role, initially with … Continue reading

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Tomas Lom interview

An interview with Tomáš Lom, 311 Sqn radio operator, by Ian Willoughby, of Radio Praha.

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Czechoslovak RAF Museum – Police

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Plzen 19.4.2018. – 100th Anniversary of the Czechoslovak Air Force

The opening ceremony was held at the West Bohemian Museum, Plzeň for an exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Czechoslovak Air Force. The exhibition was organised by the Leteckého historického klubu gen. Jana R. Irvinga Plzeň (Aviation Historical … Continue reading

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Brookwood – 6 May 2018

At 2pm on Sunday 6 May 2018, V neděli, 6. května 2018, od 14.00 the annual ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of se bude konat každoroční slavnostní ceremoniál k výročí the end of WW2 konce 2. světové války. will be … Continue reading

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Ladislav Nemecek – memorial plaque unveiled 31.3.2018.

V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi palubnímu střelci RAF Ladislavu Němečkovi. In Koryta near Klatovy, a memorial plaque was unveiled in commemoration of 311 Sqn air-gunner Ladislav Němeček. V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi … Continue reading

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311 Sqn Bomber Command loss search

A useful guide to search for the Czechoslovak RAF airmen of 311 Sqn who died whilst serving in RAF Bomber Command : Užitečný průvodce pro vyhledávání jmen československých letců u 311. bombardovací perutě, kteří zemřeli během služby v RAF : … Continue reading

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Ivan Otto Schwarz – last of the ‘Alsterufer’ aircrew

The Early Years Ivan Otto Schwarz was born on 11 December 1923 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia – now the capital of the Slovak Republic – but grew up in Veľká Bytča, a district of Bytča, a rural town between Bratislava and … Continue reading

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