Category Archives: Anniversary

denik.cz – shameful behaviour

denik.cz – ostudné chování The 24 March 1950 is a notable day in Czechoslovak post-WW2 history, as this was the day 3 ČSA DC3’s were hijacked by 7 former Czechoslovak RAF airmen, who crewed these aircraft, for what was supposed … Continue reading

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Vilem Goth – 79th Anniversary – 25.10.1940.

The 25 October 2019 is the 79th anniversary of the death of Vilém Göth, the seventh Czechoslovak pilot to be killed during the Battle of Britain. An English / Czech biography on Vilém Göth here

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – 79th anniversary

31 August 2019 is the 79th anniversary of the loss of P/O Jaroslav Štěrbáček, pilot with 310 (Czechoslovak) Sqn. during the Battle of Britain. 31.srpna 2019 připadá 79. výročí úmrtí P/O Jaroslava Štěrbáčka, pilota 310. (československé) perutě během bitvy o … Continue reading

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Karel Kuttelwascher – 60th anniversary – 16.08.2019.

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Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiled

Pamätný deň Antona Vanka / Lednické Rovne / 7. Máj 2018 Pri príležitosti nedožitých 100. narodenín vojnového hrdinu a pilota RAF Antona Vanka, ako aj v predvečer oslavy víťazstva and fašizmom, si obyvatelia obce Lednické Rovne, členovia rodiny a zástupcovia … Continue reading

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15.3.1939. – A fateful day for Czechoslovakia

The 15 March 1939 was to be an ominous day in Czechoslovak history. In Berlin, during the early hours of that morning, Dr Emil Hácha, the Czechoslovak President, had been pressurised by Adolf Hitler into ceding the Bohemia and Moravia … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14 August 2017

On 14 August 2017, a ceremony was held at the Winged Lion Monument, at Klárov, Prague, to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the return of the Czechoslovak men and women who had served in the RAF during WW2. The event … Continue reading

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Winged Lion – 17:00 14. 8. 17.

V pondělí 14. srpna 2017 se od 17:00 hodin uskuteční na pražském Klárově u Památníku Okřídleného lva, který je věnován čsl. letcům RAF, pietní vzpomínka u příležitosti 72. výročí návratu čsl. letců z Velké Británie do vlasti. Ten se jak, … Continue reading

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2017 Capel le Ferne Battle of Britain Memorial Ceremony

The 77th Anniversary to commemorate the Battle of Britain was held on 9 July 2017 at the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. It was a well attended ceremony in exceptionally hot and sunny conditions. Guests included Viscount … Continue reading

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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 který … Continue reading

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