Category Archives: Ceremony

Erazim Vesely remembered

A memorial plaque was unveiled 9 March 2019 for F/Lt Erazim Veselý at his birthplace at the family home at Tachovská 249, Planá. F/Lt Erazim Veselý had served as a navigator with 311 Squadron during WW2. 9.3.2019 byla na domě … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak airmen in WW2

A collection of eight WW2 news clips about Czechoslovak RAF airmen during WW2. The clips cover Alexander Hess and 310 Sqn at Duxford, President Eduard Beneš at Honnington with 311 Sqn, Karel Kuttelwascher medal award and separate interview, 311 Sqn … Continue reading

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Czech Prime Minister remembers the Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots

On Wednesday 24 October 2018, whilst on an official visit to London, Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic visited the London Battle of Britain memorial on the Embankment, to lay a wreath and pay his respects to the … Continue reading

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Rudolf Holecek – 29.9.2018. – Cerekvice

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Ivan Schwarz – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 30 August 2018, a memorial plaque, for Ivan Schwarz, was unveiled at the Heydukova Street Synagogue, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

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Winged Lion Ceremony 14.8.2018.

Památník Okřídleného Lva, 14.8.2018 The annual ceremony to commemorate the return of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen to their homeland on 14 August 1945 was held at the Winged Lion monument, at Klárov, Malá Strana, Prague. The monument remembers those 2507 … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14:00 14.8.2018.

V úterý 14. srpna 2018 se od 14:00 hodin uskuteční na pražském Klárově u Památníku Okřídleného lva, který je věnován čsl. letcům RAF, pietní vzpomínka u příležitosti 73. výročí návratu čsl. letců z Velké Británie do vlasti. Ten se jak, … Continue reading

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2018 Capel le Ferne Battle of Britain Memorial Ceremony

2018 Vzpomínková slavnost u Památníku Bitvy o Británii v Capel le Ferne. This year’s annual ceremony by the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust, at the National Memorial to the Few, was held in excellent weather on 1 July. Not only … Continue reading

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2018 Battle of Britain Memorial Day, Capel-le-Ferne

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Jiri Mikulecky – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 9 June 2018, a memorial plaque was unveiled at Sloupnice for F/Lt Jiří Mikulecký 312 Sqn pilot who was born in the village. The plaque was unveiled by Mr Josef Škeřík, Mayor of the village and Mrs Jan Stott, … Continue reading

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