Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain Day – 15.09.2020.

On Sunday, 15 September 1940, the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack against London in the hope of drawing out the RAF into a battle of annihilation. Around 1,500 aircraft took part in the air battles which lasted … Continue reading

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Frantisek Marek – 14.09.1940.

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

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – 31.08.1940.

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

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80th Anniversary – 312 Czechoslovak Sqn RAF

80th Anniversary 29th August 2020 the 80th Anniversary of the formation of 312 Squadron the second Czechoslovak Fighter Squadron in the Royal Air Force. _______________________________________________________________ 29.srpna 2020 80. výročí založení 312. perutě druhé československé stíhací perutě v Britském královském letectvu … Continue reading

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Czeching out the Battle of Britain.

Česká připomínka bitvy o Británii On 6 August Col Jiří Niedoba, Defence Attaché and CWO Tomáš Kašpar, Defence Attaché Assistant from the Czech Embassy London, made a private visit to the National Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne, … Continue reading

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Cesky rozhlas visit the Heinkel

One of our recent articles was about the Czechoslovak connection to the new Heinkel bomber exhibit at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Kent. We are pleased to see that Jaromír Marek, UK correspondent for Český rozhlas, came down … Continue reading

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Slovak Ambassador at Capel le Ferne

To commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the Slovak Ambassador to the UK, HE Ambassador Ľubomír Rehák and Defence Attaché Col Jan Goceliak made an informal visit to the National Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le … Continue reading

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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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South West Battle of Britain Memorial

With 2020 being the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a worthy project to remember the 544 fallen Allied airmen of that battle, eight of whom were Czechoslovak. More details of this worthy project where you can make your … Continue reading

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Czech the Czech connection

The Kent Battle of Britain Museum at Hawkinge, Kent, UK, houses the world’s largest collection of artifacts and memorabilia from that 16 week battle. The Kent Battle of Britain Museum v britském Kentu uchovává největší světovou sbírku artefaktů a památek … Continue reading

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