Category Archives: 313 Sqd

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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Vaclav Bergman – One of the Few

Václav BERGMAN – One of the Few …………….* 27.08.1915, Domoušice. …………….† 31.12.2002, Dumbarton, Scotland Pre WW2: Václav Bergman, the son of Josef and Božena, was born on 27 August 1915, at Domoušice, a village in the Louny district of Czechoslovakia, … 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 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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Czeching out Tangmere – part II

Češi v Tangmere – část II After the visit to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Brigadier General Vratislav Beran, Colonel Jiří Niedoba from the Defence Office, at the Czech Embassy London, and volunteers from the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd … 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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Vetrny Jenikov – 04.06.2021.

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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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8th May 2021 – 76th anniversary of VE Day

The 8th May 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of VE Day – the end of WW2 in Europe. During their service in the RAF for that conflict, 512 Czechoslovak airmen, including 2 WAAF’s, from some 2512, were to lose their … Continue reading

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