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Forgotten Heroes – Dark Blue World

. When Otto Smik’s body was finally sent home to be buried in Slovakia in 1994, he was accorded a hero’s return – unlike so many other Czechoslovakian airmen who flew for the RAF. SARAH HANNA of the Old Flying … Continue reading

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The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart The film inspired by the story of Josef Bryks .. The Captive Heart is a 1946 British war drama, directed by Basil Dearden for Ealing Studios. The film was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. Set … Continue reading

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Tmavomodrý svět – Dark Blue World

    Tmavomodrý svět: Dark Blue World . . . The film tells the story of Czech pilot Franta Slama and his young protégé Karel Vojtisek who escape Czechoslovakia to join the RAF and fight the Nazis. Initially frustrated at … Continue reading

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Nebeští jezdci: Riders in the Sky

Nebeští jezdci: Riders in the Sky . . . . Riders in the Sky tells the story of a Wellington Bomber in World War 2, crewed by a Canadian, 2 Englishmen and 3 Czechoslovaks united in their fight against Nazi … Continue reading

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