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Category Archives: Information please
We would like to contact: DRAHOMIR VALERIE daughter of F/Lt František Bekr 787627 (162683) who served as an Engineering Officer in 310 Sqn. RAF. František was born 28 July 1913 in Pecka, Nová Paka, Czechoslovakia. In August 1941 he married Mary Edith Snowdon and 12 … Continue reading
Úlety do exilu po roce 1950 In the aftermath of the triple hijack of March 1950, the Communist Authorities, who themselves had been trained in the Soviet Union during WW2 and were now recieving their orders Moscow, undertook severe measures … Continue reading
Úlety do exilu v roce 1950 Time was now running out for the ex-RAF airmen many of whom knew that they were under observation from the Státní bezpečnost [StB] – the Czechoslovak Secret Police – and it would only be … Continue reading
Úlety do exilu v roce 1949 By 1949 escaping by aircraft was becoming more difficult because many of the ex-RAF airmen serving in the Czechoslovak Air Force had been dismissed or had been grounded and so their access to aircraft … Continue reading
Úlety do exilu v roce 1948 With the end of World War 2, the Czechoslovak RAF personnel were finally permitted to return to their homeland in August 1945 – some three months after the war had finished. Whilst stationed in … Continue reading
Looking for any information about Jozef (Josef) KAŇA (KANIA). Born 26 September 1914 in Krupina, Slovakia, at the time it was the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He married Bozena Kocman in 1940 at Lyon, France. In 1941 they had a son Jean-Claude … Continue reading
Viktor POPELKA DFC * 07/06/18 Laškov, Prostějov, Czechoslovakia † 13/03/71 London . If anyone has any post WW2 information about F/O Viktor POPELKA DFC, 787587 (178523), who served as a Pilot with 310 Sqn. RAF, could they please contact us. … Continue reading
We would like to contact GEORGE SCOTT born 1946, son of WW2 Czechoslovak parachutist who had close ties with the Free Czechoslovak Air Force many years ago. Now found – all help very much appreciated.