Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Slovak Ambassador visits Battle of Britain Kent.

On 10 June, concluding a busy week in Kent for rememberance of the 88 Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots. H.E.Róbert Ondrejcsák and Col Vladimír Stolárik, Defence Attaché from the Slovak Embassy, London came the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge … Continue reading

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Re-czeching the Czech Battle of Britain connection

Oživení české účasti v Bitvě o Británii On 8 June, Col Jiří Niedoba, Czech Defence Attaché, in his final few days in the UK before returning to the Czech Republic and retiring from the Czech Army, revisited Battle of Britain … Continue reading

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8th May 2021 – 76th anniversary of VE Day

The 8th May 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of VE Day – the end of WW2 in Europe. During their service in the RAF for that conflict, 512 Czechoslovak airmen, including 2 WAAF’s, from some 2512, were to lose their … Continue reading

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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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