Category Archives: 311 Sqd

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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Information Please

Informace prosím We would like to contact relatives of: Rádi bychom kontaktovali příbuzné: F/Sgt HRDINA Josef F/Sgt KALENSKÝ Josef Sgt KODEŠ Karel Sgt PEPRNÍČEK Jan F/O RYCHNOVSKÝ Jan Sgt POLITZER Josef If anyone has any current contact information for one … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF – Remembered 2019

Remembrance / Vzpomínka 2019 Czech Republic : Borač – TESAŘ Josef _______________________________________________________________ Brno Brno – Airport _______________________________________________________________ Brno – KEPRT Josef _______________________________________________________________ Brno – Kounicova – CHALUPA Jan _______________________________________________________________ České Velenice – ŠLOUF Karel _______________________________________________________________ Chotěnov – DVOŘÁK Bedřich _______________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Brookwood Christmas Remembrance 2019

For Christmas 2019, as in recent years, a team of our volunteers, again visited Brookwood to remember the Czechoslovak military graves there. Tak jako v předchozích letech, tak i o Vánocích roku 2019, navštívila skupina dobrovolníků Brookwood, aby si připomněla … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Radostne Vanoce

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Czechoslovak RAF Exiles 1948 – 1952

Čechoslováci z RAF do exilu (1948 – 1952) It is a very sad fact that the end of the Second World War did not bring peace for everyone. Whilst V.E. day brought joy and jubilation to our streets the aftermath … Continue reading

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311 Sqn Bombing raids

Útoky 311. bombardovací perutě A map illustrating the bombing raids made by 311 Sqn whilst serving in Bomber Command during WW2. Mapa zobrazující útoky 311. perutě v období jejího přiřazení k Bomber Command RAF za druhé světové války. More information … Continue reading

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