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Night Hawk

Night Hawk Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace by Roger Darlington Draws not just on official RAF records, but the personal log book and combat reports of the ace plus family records, letters … Continue reading

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Jiri Hartman – The road to my 2nd Exile

S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC was a pre-WW2 member of the Czechoslovak Air Force, after the German occupation in March 1939 he escaped to Poland and then onto France where he served in l’Armee d’Air. When France capitulated in June 1940 … Continue reading

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RAF Misto narozeni Brno

RAF Místo narození Brno by Michaela Zemánková, Jaroslav Popelka RAF Místo narození Brno gives brief biographical information about the 110 Czechoslovaks from the Brno region who escaped from their homeland to join the RAF during WW2. The book provides background … Continue reading

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A královskou korunu měly

A královskou korunu měly : stručný pohled na službu čs. žen v jednotkách britské armády za 2. světové války od Ivan Procházka A královskou korunu měly: stručný pohled na službu čs. žen v jednotkách britské armády za 2. světové války. … Continue reading

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Sest statecnych

Šest statečných Osudy třebíčských letců v RAF od Eva Pokorná Regionální kniha autorky Evy Pokorné důkladně mapuje osudy šesti třebíčských letců, Bedřicha Kružíka, Jindřicha Svobody, Stanislava Huňáčka, Karla Nahodila, Josefa Macháčka a Emanuela Krajiny. Tito hrdinové bojovali na křídlech RAF … Continue reading

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Spitfiry nad Bojistem

Spitfiry nad Bojištěm Příběh Československého pilota RAF F/Lt Kurta Taussiga by Milan Herčut With „Spitfiry nad bojištěm – Spitfires over battlefield“ you can become familiar with the previously publicly unknown biography of F/Lt Kurt Taussig, a Czechoslovak pilot in the … Continue reading

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Moonlight Flyer – Jan Gellner

Moonlight Flyer – The Diary of a WW2 Navigator by Pavel Vancata The unique diary of a Czechoslovakian navigator who served with No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Bomber Squadron during the Second World War. This previously unpublished diary gives a unique insight … Continue reading

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A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930 – 1954

A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930 – 1954 by Raimund Půda In ‘A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930-1957’, the story of successful and inspiring pilot Raimund Puda is told. From his dreams of becoming a pilot … Continue reading

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No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945

No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945 compiled by Phil H. Listermann A 44 page study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with 53 photos – including two in … Continue reading

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On Wings for the Lion – book launch

To commemorate Battle of Britain Day for the 75th anniversary of that infamous battle, on 15 September 2015, the father and son artist team – Jiří Soukup and Ondřej Soukup – released their latest book „Na křídlech za ova“ – … Continue reading

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