Category Archives: 311 Sqd

Christmas Remembrance at Brookwood

Vánoční zastavení na hřbitově v Brookwoodu. From an initial idea about the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood, an initiative developed to place candles against each of the 130 graves so that those Czechoslovak airmen and soldiers were remembered at Christmas. Prvotní … Continue reading

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Ivan Otto SCHWARZ

Ivan Otto SCHWARZ * 11/12/23, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. † 04/01/18, London, UK. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that W/O Ivan Otto SCHWARZ 788206 311 Sqn air gunner died 4 January 2018, _______________________________________________________________ 4. 1. 2018. v Londýně. zemřel W/O Ivan … Continue reading

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Remembered 2017

Bahamas : Nassau – remembrance / vzpomínka _______________________________________________________________ Belgium : Antwerp – Arnošt MRTVÝ – remembrance / vzpomínka Ypres – Karel PAVLÍK July – remembrance / červenec – vzpomínka November – remembrance / listopad – vzpomínka _______________________________________________________________ Czech Republic : … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017

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Brookwood Remembrance bench

Vzpomínková lavička v Brookwoodu. Brookwood has been the location for many remembrance events to remember the Czechoslovak RAF airmen and soldiers who served in Allied forces during WW2; from State Presidents, Government Ministers, Ambassadors to a steady stream of Czech … Continue reading

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The Czech Fighter Squadrons in West Sussex

Apuldram and Tangmere The Czechoslovak Fighter Squadrons; 310 Sqn, 312 Sqn and 313 Sqn, came to West Sussex in the spring of 1944 and carried out sorties in preparation for D-Day, during D-Day and after D-Day. They were stationed at … Continue reading

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Free Czechoslovak Forces in Great Britain from 1940

Free Czechoslovak Forces in Great Britain from 1940 A historical and philatelic study by Richard Beith FRPSL Monograph 30 completes a series of three monographs covering the Czechoslovak Forces in the West between 1939 and 1945: No. 26 (France 1939-1940), … Continue reading

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311 Sqn remembered at RAF Honington

311. peruť si připomenula leteckou základnu v RAF Honingtonu. On Friday 10 November 2017, a wreath was laid at the Airmen’s Memorial at RAF Honington in remembrance of the Czechoslovak airmen of 311 Sqn who served at that airfield during … Continue reading

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Winged Lion Names unveiling 13.11.2017.

Odhalení pamětní desky na Památníku Okřídleného lva 13.11.2017. At 14:00 13 November 2017, a ceremony to unveil 2507 names of Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2 was unveiled at the Winged Lion monument at Klarov, … Continue reading

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Remembered in the Bahamas – 2017

Upomínková akce na Bahamách – 2017 The six Czechoslovak RAF airmen who are buried at CWGC Nassau are remembered. Vzpomínka byla věnována šestici československých letců RAF, kteří jsou pohřbeni na CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commission) v Nassau, hlavním městě Baham. … Continue reading

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