Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Frantisek Marek – † 14.09.40.

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The Czech Cloverleaf Memorial Plaque unveiled.

Odhalení pamětní desky “českému čtyřlístku” Today at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge, Kent, a memorial plaque was unveiled to commemorate the ‘Český čtyřlístek’ – the Czech four leaf clover. Dnes byla v Kent Battle of Britain Museum v … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek UK Memorial unveiled 4.09.2022

A memorial plaque was unveiled today for Sgt Josef František near to the place where he was killed when his Hurricane, RF-R, crashed near Ewell on 8 October 1940, he was 26 years old. He flew with 303 (Polish) Sqn … Continue reading

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Miroslav Kredba – One of the Few

Miroslav KREDBA One of the Few …………….* 29.01.1914, Libichov, Mladá Boleslav. …………….† 14.02.1942, Bristol Channel, UK. Pre WW2: Miroslav Kredba was born on 29 January 1914 at Libichov, near Mladá Boleslav, a town some 45 km North-East of Prague. On … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Sterbacek – † 31.08.40.

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Vaclav Slouf – One of the Few

Václav Šlouf One of the Few jeden z nemnohých …………….* 08.10.1911, Dvorec u Nepomuku, Plzeň. …………….† 13.04.1976, Weston Super Mare, UK. Pre WW2: Před 2. svět. válkou Václav Šlouf was born on 8 October 1911 at Dvorec u Nepomuku near … Continue reading

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Evzen Cizek – One of the Few

Evžen ČÍŽEK One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 10.12.1904, Slezská. …………….† 26.11.1942, Cardiff Bay, UK. Pre WW2 : Před 2. svět. válkou : Evžen Čížek was born on 10 December 1904, at Slezská, near Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. Evžen Čížek … Continue reading

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Frantisek Bernard – One of the Few

František BERNARD One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 23.07.1914, Starý Ehrenberky. …………….† 17.06.1980, New Zealand. Pre WW2: Před 2. světovou válkou: František Antonín Bernard was born on 23 July 1914 in the village of Starý Ehrenberky, formerly Alt … Continue reading

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Remembering the Czechoslovak 88 of the Battle of Britain

On 10 July, the 82nd anniversary of the start of the Battle of Britain. 2938 Allied airmen flow in that battle which was from 10 July 1940 to 31 October 1940, 88 of whom were Czechoslovak pilots. The names of … Continue reading

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New Czechoslovak items donated to the Kent BoB Museum

Nový československý přírůstek v Muzeu bitvy o Británii v Kentu Memorabilia of Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilot Sgt Raimund Půda, have been donated this week to the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, at Hawkinge, Kent, by John and Janet Rogers. … Continue reading

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