Category Archives: Ceremony

Viktor Waidlich – 14.9.2019

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Remembrance Vaclav Havel Airport – 15.8.2019.

On 15 August a ceremony was held at the Airmen’s Memorial at Václav Havel airport, formerly Ruzyně airport, to commemorate the return of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen who had returned there in August 1945. The event included a moving speech … Continue reading

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Winged Lion monument ceremony – 14.8.2019. – II

On 14 August 2019, a ceremony was held at the Winged Lion monument, Klárov, Prague, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the return of the Czechoslovak airmen who had served in the RAF during WW2. The well-attended ceremony included RAF … Continue reading

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Winged Lion monument ceremony – 14.8.2019. – I

On 14 August 2019, a ceremony was held at the Winged Lion monument, Klárov, Prague, to commemorate the return of the Czechoslovak airmen who had served in the RAF during WW2. Despite the war in Europe finishing on 8 May … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14:00 14.8.2019.

V středu 14. srpna 2019 se od 14:00 hodin uskuteční na pražském Klárově u Památníku Okřídleného lva, který je věnován čsl. letcům RAF, pietní vzpomínka u příležitosti 74. výročí návratu čsl. letců z Velké Británie do vlasti. Ten se jak, … Continue reading

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2019 Battle of Britain Ceremony, Capel le Ferne

The 79th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was held today at the National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. Many wreaths were laid at this well-attended ceremony, Col. Jiří Niedoba, Defence Attaché at the Czech Embassy, London, laying … Continue reading

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Bomber Command Memorial Ceremony – 30 June 2019.

On 30 June 2019, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund held their annual ceremony, at the Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park, London, to commemorates the 55,573 Allied airmen who lost their lives whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command during WW2. … Continue reading

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Chevington Cemetery Allied Airmen’s Remembrance

Commonwealth and Allied Airmen’s Remembrance Ceremony On Sunday, 28th April the Newcastle & Gateshead Branch of the RAF Association held their annual ceremony at Chevington Cemetery to remember the airmen of the Commonwealth and Allied nations who died in the … Continue reading

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Dutch remembrance of Czechoslovak RAF airmen.

The four Czechoslovak RAF airmen interred at Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Holland, were remembered in a service held there on 15 April 2019. The event was organised by the Oldebroek Municipality, the Oosterwolde Orange Committee, the Oosterwolde Village Association and the … Continue reading

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Miroslav Liskutin – Slapanice, 13.04.2019.

The urn of Brigadier General Miroslav Liškutín was interned at his family grave at Šlapanice cemetery, near Brno. It was a well-attended, military organised, event with attendees including his grandson and family from the UK, Czech relatives, representatives of the … Continue reading

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