Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Adolf Vrana – One of the Few

Adolf ‘Ada’ Vrána – jeden z “mála …………………….* 27. 10. 1908. …………………….† 25. 02. 1997. Pre-WW2: Před druhou světovou válkou: Adolf ‘Ada’ Vrána was born at Nové Pace on 27 October 1908, the second-born son of Josef Vrána, a police … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – the first Czechoslovak RAF loss

The 31 August 2018 is the 78th anniversary of the loss of P/O Jaroslav Štěbáček, pilot with 310 (Czechoslovak) Sqn. during the Battle of Britain. Na datum 31.srpna 2018 připadá 78. výročí úmrtí P/O Jaroslava Štěrbáčka, pilota 310. (československé) perutě … Continue reading

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Vladimir Zaoral – One of the Few

Vladimír Zaoral – jeden z “mála …………………….* 05. 02. 1915. …………………….† 19. 11. 1941. Pre WW2 Období před druhou světovou válkou Vladimír Zaoral was born on 5 February 1915 at Tvorovice, near Prostějov, he later moved with his mother, Marie … Continue reading

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2018 Capel le Ferne Battle of Britain Memorial Ceremony

2018 Vzpomínková slavnost u Památníku Bitvy o Británii v Capel le Ferne. This year’s annual ceremony by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, at the National Memorial to the Few, was held in excellent weather on 1 July. Not only … Continue reading

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2018 Battle of Britain Memorial Day, Capel-le-Ferne

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Czech Radio visits the Kent Battle of Britain Museum.

Ian Willoughby reporter with Czech Radio, Prague, visits the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, to learn more about the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who fought in that battle. The interview with David Brocklehurst, the museum Chairman and curator is here. More … 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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Night Hawk

Night Hawk Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace by Roger Darlington Draws not just on official RAF records, but the personal log book and combat reports of the ace plus family records, letters … Continue reading

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Czech President comes to London

Český prezident přichází do Londýna Today President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, flew to London for a brief visit. Dnes přiletěl prezident České republiky, Miloš Zeman, na krátkou návštěvu do Londýna. After a brief audience with the Queen, a … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilot

Sponzorujte československé piloty z bitvy o Britanii Have you thought about sponsoring one of the 88 Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots, listed below who are named on the Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall, at the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at … Continue reading

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