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Antonin Zavoral – One of the Few

Antonín Zavoral One of the Few …………….* 14.01.1917, Třebechovice pod Orebem. …………….† 31.10.1941, English Channel off Dunkirk. Pre WW2: Antonín Zavoral was born on 14 January 1917 at Třebechovice pod Orebem, in the Hradec Králové region of Czechoslovakia, about 70 … Continue reading

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Josef Kominek – One of the Few

Josef Komínek One of the Few …………….* 31.10.1913, Prague. …………….† 08.06.1941, Girton, UK. Pre WW2: Josef Komínek was born on 31 October 1913, the son of Josef and Marie Komínek, in Prague, which at that time was then part of … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – † 08.10.40.

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Stanislav Plzak – One of the Few

Stanislav Plzák One of the Few …………….* 13.11.1914, Plzeň. …………….† 07.08.1941, English Channel, off Calais. The Early Years: Stanislav Plzák was born on 13 November 1914 at Plzeň. He studied for five years at primary school followed by four years … Continue reading

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Vladimir Horsky – † 26.09.40.

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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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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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Vladimir Kopecek

F/Lt Vladimír Julius Kopeček …………….* 09.08.1917, Kyjov. …………….† 10.11.1955, Rostrup, West Germany. Early years: Raná léta: Born on 9 August, 1917, Vladimír’s birth certificate gives his name as Ladimír though he was always known as Vladimír, Lad’a or Vlád’a. Vladimír … Continue reading

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