Category Archives: Anniversary

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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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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