Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Vladimir Horsky – † 26.09.40.

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Josef Jaske – One of the Few

Josef JAŠKE One of the Few …………….* 30.01.1913, Nymburk. …………….† 20.06.2001, Oxford, UK. Pre WW2 Josef Antonín Jaške was born on 30 January 1913 in Nymburk, a town about 30 km from Prague. There he undertook five years of elementary … Continue reading

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Frantisek Marek – † 14.09.40.

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – † 31.08.40.

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Vaclav Bergman – One of the Few

Václav BERGMAN – One of the Few …………….* 27.08.1915, Domoušice. …………….† 31.12.2002, Dumbarton, Scotland Pre WW2: Václav Bergman, the son of Josef and Božena, was born on 27 August 1915, at Domoušice, a village in the Louny district of Czechoslovakia, … Continue reading

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Weymouth – The Fallen Czechoslovak Battle of Britain Remembered

Weymouth – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky padlé v Bitvě o Británii The SouthWest Battle of Britain Memorial, at Weymouth, Dorset, commemorates the 2938 Allied airmen, of RAF Fighter Command, who fought in the Battle of Britain, 88 of whom were Czechoslovak. … Continue reading

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Antonin Velebnovsky – One of the Few

Antonín VELEBNOVSKÝ – One of the Few jeden z hrstky …………….* 15.04.1915, Jablunkov. …………….† 21.07.41, Petworth, near Chichester Pre WW2: Před 2. světovou válkou: Antonín Velebnovský was born on 15 April 1915 in Jablunkov, near the Polish border, in the … Continue reading

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Vaclav Cukr – one of the Few

 Václav CUKR – One of the Few jeden z hrstky …………….* 16.10.1913. Prague. …………….† 24.10.89. Christchurch, New Zealand. Pre WW2 / Před 2. světovou válkou: Václav Cukr was born on 16 October 1913 in Prague, the son of Václav, … Continue reading

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81st Anniversary – Remembering the 88 Czechoslovaks

81. výročí – Vzpomínka na 88 československých pilotů The Battle of Britain took place between 10 July and 31 October 1940 with some 2,938 Allied airmen flying in that conflict. Bitva se odehrála v období mezi 10.červencem a 31. říjnem … Continue reading

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Czeching out Tangmere – part I

Češi v Tangmere – 1. část The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located on the former WW2 Tangmere airfield used by 310,312 and 313 Czechoslovak squadrons as well as 1 Sqn in which several Czechoslovak pilots, including F/Lt Karel Kuttelwascher … Continue reading

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