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Czech the Great Escape

The night of 24/25 March 1944 saw the most audacious Prisoner of War (PoW) escapes take place from Stalag Luft III (Stammlager Luft or Permanent Camps for Airmen) at Sagan, Germany (now Żagań, Upper Silesia, Poland), 100 miles south-east of … Continue reading

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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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Czech veterans remember the CzRAF airmen

Czech Air Force, Army and Special Forces veterans Veteráni letectva, pozemních sil a speciálních sil Armády České republiky letěli do Anglie mjr Petr Baška, prap Milan Bruna, nrtm Roman Čelanský, rtm Martin Havránek, pplk Robert Hejtmánek, pprp Tomáš Hejtmánek, Jiří, … Continue reading

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Otakar Januj – 15.11.2018.

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Rudolf Holecek – 29.9.2018. – Cerekvice

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Vzduch je nase more – 22.8.2018.

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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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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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Jan Hadravek remembered

On 26 May 2018, a ceremony was held at Horní Bukovsko to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jan Hadrávek, who was from that village. He was a pilot with 111 OTU and was killed in a flying … Continue reading

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Plzen – Memorial Plaque unveiled, 6.5.18.

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Memorial plaque was unveiled at Plzeň 3 in rememberence of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen from that District. Oldřich HOŘEJŠÍ 311 Sqn pilot Stanislav PEROUTKA 310 Sqn pilot Miloslav PETR 310 Sqn pilot † 29.01.43. … Continue reading

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