Category Archives: Anniversary

Frantisek Horky – 100th anniversary

16 March 2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the birth of 16. březen 2017 je datem stého výročí narození P/O František HORKÝ 787833 311 Sqn Wireless Operator/Air Gunner radiotelegrafisty a střelce 311. bombardovací perutě who died under tragic circumstances /span> … Continue reading

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13. 8. 2016 – Winged Lion

V sobotu, třináctého srpna jste všichni zváni k Okřídlenému lvu na Klárově. Vzpomínková akce na pozdní přílet našich letců RAF třináctého srpna 1945 do vlasti, začíná v 17.00. Děkujeme předem za vaši účast. Křížovníci s červeným srdcem. Cyriaci – Nadační … Continue reading

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Two years ago today

On 17 June 2014, the Winged Lion Monument was unveiled at Klarov Park, Prague. It is the only memorial in the world which remembers all the 2,500 Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. The monument … Continue reading

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Oldrich Kestler – remembered Stenovice 9. 4. 2016.

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On Wings for the Lion – book launch

To commemorate Battle of Britain Day for the 75th anniversary of that infamous battle, on 15 September 2015, the father and son artist team – Jiří Soukup and Ondřej Soukup – released their latest book „Na křídlech za ova“ – … Continue reading

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312 Sqn – 75th Anniversary

75th Anniversary 5 September 2015 the 75th Anniversary of the formation of 312 Squadron the 2nd  Czechoslovak fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force.

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311 Sqn – 75th Anniversary

75th Anniversary 29th July 2015 the 75th Anniversary of the formation of 311 Squadron the Czechoslovak Bomber Squadron in the Royal Air Force.

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Vlkonice remembers Matej Pavelovic

On Saturday, 11 July a ceremony was held in Vlkonice to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Matěj Pavlovič, a native of Vlkonice who, as a Czechoslovak flew in the Polish Air Force, defending Poland when Germany invaded … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary Battle of Britain Memorial Ceremony, Capel le Ferne 2015

The 75th Anniversary to commemorate the Battle of Britain was held on 12 July 2015 at the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. Připomínka k 75. výročí bitvy o Británii se konala 12. července 2015 u Národního památníku … Continue reading

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Slovak Remembrance at Capel-le-Ferne

On the morning of 10 July 2015, an eight-man delegation from the Bratislava branch of the General Dr. M.R Štefánik Slovak Aviation Association, arrived from Bratislava to the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. They were there to … Continue reading

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