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No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945

No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945 compiled by Phil H. Listermann A 44 page study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with 53 photos – including two in … Continue reading

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B24 Liberator

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311 Sqn book Published

311 Squadron Now Published a preview available here: Available from online book stores or the publisher MMP Books. A review of this book is here

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Miroslav Liskutin flies again in a Spitfire

Earlier this year 93 year young, great-grandfather, S/Ldr Miroslav Liškutín DFC, AFC was reunited with Spitfire Mk IXc, MK912, an aircraft he had last flown in 1944 whilst serving during WW2 with 312 Sqn of the RAF. Začátkem letošního roku, … Continue reading

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Mosquito aircraft of 68 Sqn

Listing of Mosquito aircraft operated by 68 Squadron RAF and flown by Czech aircrew during WW2. Squadron code letters ‘WM’ Abbreviations in use: ATA Air Transport Auxiliary Del. Delivered FP. Ferry Pool Flt. Flight MTO Motor Transport Officer OTU Operational … Continue reading

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Beaufighter aircraft of 68 Sqn

Listing of Beaufighter aircraft operated by 68 Squadron RAF and flown by Czech aircrew during WW2. Squadron code letters ‘WM’ Abbreviations in use: ATA Air Transport Auxiliary Del. Delivered FP. Ferry Pool Flt. Flight MTO Motor Transport Officer OTU Operational … Continue reading

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Otakar Kresta and the Parker Pen Spitfire

17.9.1918 – 10.10.1992 Klokočov, Nový Jičín, Czechoslovakia On 12th April 1942 Otakar Kresta, a pilot with 313 (Czechoslovak) Fighter Squadron, took off from Hornchurch, Essex in Spitfire AD384 on a mission to escort a flight of Bostons charged with bombing … Continue reading

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From Coltishall to Karelia!

. The story of Hawker Hurricane Z2768 Hurricane Z2768 was part of the fifth production batch of (1,000) Hurricanes produced by Hawkers during 1940-41 under contract 62305/39. Following completion in February 1941, it was initially delivered to No.5 Maintenance Unit … Continue reading

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Spitfire aircraft of 310 Sqn, 312 Sqn and 313 Sqn

Listing of Spitfire aircraft and Serial Numbers that served with 310, 312 and 313 (Czech) Squadron RAF. Squadron code letters: 310 Sqn ‘NN’ 312 Sqn ‘DU’ 313 Sqn ‘RY’ In the main units are operational and are given where they … Continue reading

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Hurricane aircraft of 310 Sqn and 312 Sqn

Listing of Hurricane aircraft and Serial Numbers that served with 310 and 312 (Czech) Squadron RAF. Squadron code letters: 310 Sqn ‘NN’ 312 Sqn ‘DU’ Abbreviations in use for personnel (k) = Killed; (m) = Missing, (i) = Injured; (dli) … Continue reading

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