Category Archives: Anniversary

Battle of Britain Day – 15.09.2020.

On Sunday, 15 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London in the hope of drawing out the RAF into a battle of annihilation. Around 1,500 aircraft took part in the air battles which lasted … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary – 312 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 29th August 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 312 Squadron the second Czechoslovak Fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29.srpna 2020 80. výročí založení 312. perutě druhé československé stíhací perutě v Britském královském letectvu … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part III – East Wretham

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, and the nearby Honington cemetery, the final location for the days events was to St Ethelbert’s Church at East Wretham, where the graves of twelve airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary – 311 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 29th July 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 311 Squadron the Czechoslovak Bomber / Coastal Command Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29.července 2020, 80. výročí založení 311. perutě Československá peruť u Velitelstvi bombardovacího letectva … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain – 80th Anniversary

80. výročím bitvy o Británii The 10 July 2020 marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in which 2938 allied airmen participated. 10. červenec 2020 je 80. výročím bitvy o Británii. Tohoto střetnutí se zúčastnilo 2.938 spojeneckých letců. … Continue reading

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80th Anniversary – 310 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 80. výročí 10th July 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 310 Squadron the first Czechoslovak Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 10.července 2020, 80. výročí založení 310. perutě první československé perutě v Britském královském letectvu … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak Fighter Squadrons on D-Day

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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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