Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Remembering the 88

Remembering the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who flew in the Battle of Britain. Připomínáme si 88 československých pilotů, kteří létali v bitvě o Británii The Battle of Britain took place between 10 July and 31 October 1940 with some 2,938 Allied … Continue reading

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More Czechoslovak connection at the Kent BoB Museum

Další československé prolnutí do Kent Battle of Britain Museum There is now a new Czechoslovak exhibit at the world-renowned Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Kent. Following re-researching of records and new information regarding recovered items from a Hurricane excavation near … Continue reading

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Karel Seda – My Journey to War

Karel Šeda – Moje cesta do války. The German occupation of Czechoslovakia on 15 March 1939, meant that the Bohemia and Moravia regions of the country were now the Reich Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren), while … Continue reading

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My Brother Josef

An interview, in September 1986, by Jindřich Prokop, with Agnes Františková, the elder sister of Josef František, about her brother, the Battle of Britain Ace. Rozhovor vedl v září roku 1986 Jindřich Prokop s Anežkou Františkovou, starší sestrou Josefa Františka, … Continue reading

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Slovak Embassy Battle of Britain Remembrance visit

On Friday 30th October 2020, Ambassador HE Ľubomír Rehák, and Col. Vladimír Stolárik, the new Defence Attaché at the Slovak Embassy came to Kent to visit two significant Battle of Britain locations. The Kent Battle of Britain Museum: First stop … Continue reading

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Emil Fechtner – 29.10.1940.

An English/Czech biography for him is here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde.

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Vilem Goth – 25.10.1940.

An English/Czech biography for him is here. Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde.

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Raimund Puda – One of the Few

Raimund PŮDA …………….* 18.08.1912., Brník, Kolín, Czechoslovakia. …………….† 17.03.2002., Henly-on-Thames, UK. Pre WW2 Před 2. svět. válkou Raimund Půda was born on 18 August 1912 at Brník, near Kolín. He was the only son of Jan, a forester, and Františka. … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – 80th Anniversary

On 10 October 2020, a ceremony was held at Otaslavice to commemorate the 80th anniversary of its most famous son – Sgt Josef František – who lost his life during a flying incident when returning from a combat patrol on … Continue reading

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Otto Hanzlicek – 10.10.1940.

An English/Czech biography for him is here. Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde.

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