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Wellington Z8838 Remembered

Vzpomínka na Wellington Z8838 After a long postponement due to Covid-19, the crash-site of 311 Sqn Wellington Z8838 was finally commemorated at Middenmeer, Holland on 9 October 2021. The event was the instigation of the Hollands Kroon Association in cooperation … Continue reading

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Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum]

* 01.01.1922., Pruzsków, Poland. † 06.10.2021., Israel. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that P/O Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum] 788285 (198055) 311 Sqn Navigator died 06 October 2021. _______________________________________________________________ 06.10.2021. v Izraeli. zemřel P/O Petr ARTON [Apfelbaum] 788285 (198055) 311.perutě navigátor … Continue reading

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British D-Day Memorial – Czechoslovak RAF Remembered

Britský památník dne D – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky RAF The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command … Continue reading

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Thank you Andy Shepherd

Děkujeme Andy Shepherd For remembering the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. Za udržování vzpomínky na československé muže a ženy, kteří sloužili v RAF během druhé světové války. Col Andy Shepherd is a former Defence … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman Memorial Plaque unveiled

Odhalení pamětní desky Adolfu Jurmanovi On 21 August 2021, a memorial plaque to commemorate F/Lt Adolf Jurman was unveiled at his former family home at Olešnička, near Žďár nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic. 21. sprna 2021 byla odhalena pamětní … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Victory Parade

With the Czechoslovak airmen from the three fighter units – 310, 312 and 313 squadrons who returned home on 13 August 1945 and 311 Sqn airmen returning two days later, a Victory Parade was held for them in Prague. S … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Part II

Návrat domů srpen 1945 – část II Towards the end of June, 311 Sqn was transferred to 301 Wing, of RAF Transport Command and their Liberators were stripped out for this new role with a good deal of their equipment … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Part I

Návrat domů srpen 1945 – část I Whilst the war in Europe finished on 8 May 1945, it was only in August that the Czechoslovak RAF airmen were permitted to return to their homeland. Zatímco válka v Evropě skončila 8. … Continue reading

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311 Squadron – 81st Anniversary

81st Anniversary 311. peruť – 81. výročí 29th July 2021 the 81st Anniversary of the formation of 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29. července 2021 81. výročí vzniku 311. (československé) perutě v RAF. _______________________________________________________________ More information … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman – 21.08.21.

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