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- Plzen 19.4.2018. – 100th Anniversary of the Czechoslovak Air Force
- Eduard Prchal – 10.5.2018. – Jilove
- Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiling 7.5.2018.
- Brookwood – 6 May 2018
- Andela HAIDA
- Ladislav Nemecek – memorial plaque unveiled 31.3.2018.
- 311 Sqn Bomber Command loss search
- Vitezslav Rosik remembered in Ethiopia
- Ivan Otto Schwarz – last of the ‘Alsterufer’ aircrew
- Flight to Erding
Category Archives: Into exile
_______________________________________________________________ 24 March 1950 The world’s first triple aircraft hijack More information here _______________________________________________________________ 24. března 1950 První třojitý únos letadla na světě Více informací zde _______________________________________________________________
The 15 March 1939 was to be an ominous day in Czechoslovak history. In Berlin, during the early hours of that morning, Dr Emil Hácha, the Czechoslovak President, had been pressurised by Adolf Hitler into ceding the Bohemia and Moravia … Continue reading
V rozhovoru Českého rozhlasu Plzeň pozval Daniel Švec posluchače na vzpomínkový akt na Ladislava Světlíka Více informací o Ladislav Světlík zde a zde
S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC was a pre-WW2 member of the Czechoslovak Air Force, after the German occupation in March 1939 he escaped to Poland and then onto France where he served in l’Armee d’Air. When France capitulated in June 1940 … Continue reading
The story of Viktor Popelka DFC follows conventional paths with some unconventional detours, such that his life history is unusual, if not unique. His life was abruptly changed as a young man of 22 working towards a career, to be … Continue reading
An extract from S/Ldr Miroslav Liškutín DFC, AFC’s autobiography ‘Stormy Skies – Reminiscences of an Aviator’ recalling his experiences following the Communist putsch in Czechoslovakia in February 1948. During the late Autumn of 1947 I became somehow alarmed with the … Continue reading
A Czech documentary giving first hand accounts about Czechoslovak airmen who had flown in the RAF in WW2 who were persecuted by the Communist Czechoslovak authorities after they came to power in Czechoslovakia in February 1948. In English and Czech, … Continue reading
The story of W/O Karel Šťastný’s escape from his homeland in 1939 and his road to England, via Poland and France to England where joined the RAF and served as a pilot with 311 Sqn, by M. Vincent: Příběh W/A … Continue reading
. Czechoslovakia 15 March 1939 Československo 15. března 1939 Dr Emil Hácha, The Czechoslovak President, under pressure and threats from Hitler and Mussolini, at 03:55 that morning, had ceded his country to Hitlers demands; he felt it was now the … Continue reading