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Josef Frantisek Hurricane

Hurricane „Josef František“ 2020 is the 80th Anniversary Year of The Battle of Britain, and the 80th anniversary of the formation of 310, 311 and 312 (Czechoslovak) squadrons in the RAF. It is also the 75th Anniversary of the return … Continue reading

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13 August 1945 – Finally Home

13. srpen 1945 – Poslední doma Před 75 lety se do vlasti vrátili českoslovenští letci, kteří za 2. světové války bojovali ve Velké Británii. Přestože do zahraničního odboje odcházeli mezi prvními, jako celek se mohli vrátit až jako ti úplně … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part III – East Wretham

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, and the nearby Honington cemetery, the final location for the days events was to St Ethelbert’s Church at East Wretham, where the graves of twelve airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part II – Honington Cemetery

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, the next stop was at the nearby Honington cemetery where the graves of seven airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are located. With an Honour Guard and Standard from 22nd Helicopter Base … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part I – RAF Honington

To celebrate the 80th anniversary of 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn on 29 July 1940, a commemoration service was held in the memorial garden at RAF Honington, Suffolk. The ceremony was held in the presence of His Excellency Alois Opatrný, Deputy Ambassador … Continue reading

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Circus 157 Exhibition – 11.07.20. > 09.08.20.

More information about Circus 157 here and here and František Fajtl here.

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01.07.20. – Vystava – Vetrny Jenikov

Dne 1.7. 2020 proběhne pro tisk a pro pozvané hosty v 10.00 hodin slavnostní otevření výstavy Na křídlech za lva – Větný Jeníkov. Výstava je umístěna v přízemí zámku ve Větrném Jeníkově. Vchod z nádvoří. Od 2.7.2020 po celý červenec … Continue reading

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18.6.20. – Jindrichuv Hradec

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Honour to the Czech Cloverleaf

Tribute to the Czech cloverleaf. Pocta Českému čtyřlístku. On 4 September 1939, the Czechoslovak Aviation unit, was formed at Puławy Gora airfield, Poland and commanded by Captain Bohumil Liška. The unit had 60 Czechoslovaks consisting of pilots, maintenance, and technical … Continue reading

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Never Forgotten – Part 5 West Midlands and Liverpool

6 February 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: That was a record! In the fifth stage of our quest to discover the graves and especially the stories of Czechoslovak soldiers in Great Britain, my … Continue reading

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