Category Archives: Memorial

British D-Day Memorial – Czechoslovak RAF Remembered

Britský památník dne D – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky RAF The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command … Continue reading

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Thank you Andy Shepherd

Děkujeme Andy Shepherd For remembering the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. Za udržování vzpomínky na československé muže a ženy, kteří sloužili v RAF během druhé světové války. Col Andy Shepherd is a former Defence … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman Memorial Plaque unveiled

Odhalení pamětní desky Adolfu Jurmanovi On 21 August 2021, a memorial plaque to commemorate F/Lt Adolf Jurman was unveiled at his former family home at Olešnička, near Žďár nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic. 21. sprna 2021 byla odhalena pamětní … Continue reading

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Weymouth – The Fallen Czechoslovak Battle of Britain Remembered

Weymouth – vzpomínka na Čechoslováky padlé v Bitvě o Británii The SouthWest Battle of Britain Memorial, at Weymouth, Dorset, commemorates the 2938 Allied airmen, of RAF Fighter Command, who fought in the Battle of Britain, 88 of whom were Czechoslovak. … Continue reading

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Slovak Ambassador visits Battle of Britain Kent.

Veľvyslanec SR v Británii navštívil Múzeum Boja o Britániu v Kente On 10 June, H.E.Róbert Ondrejcsák and Col Vladimír Stolárik, Defence Attaché from the Slovak Embassy, London came the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge and The National Battle of … Continue reading

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Re-czeching the Czech Battle of Britain connection

Oživení české účasti v Bitvě o Británii On 8 June, Col Jiří Niedoba, Czech Defence Attaché, in his final few days in the UK before returning to the Czech Republic and retiring from the Czech Army, revisited Battle of Britain … Continue reading

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8 May 2021 – Not just Runnymede

8. květen 2021 – Nejen Runnymede On the 76th Anniversary of VE Day, in addition to remembering the 149 fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen who are named at the Air Forces Memorial, at Runnymede, the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd … Continue reading

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8th May 2021 – 76th anniversary of VE Day

The 8th May 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of VE Day – the end of WW2 in Europe. During their service in the RAF for that conflict, 512 Czechoslovak airmen, including 2 WAAF’s, from some 2512, were to lose their … Continue reading

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Pribor RAF airmen remembered

The Czechoslovak RAF airmen from the Příbor district were remembered by a FCAFA volunteer who placed one of our bouquets at the Airmen’s Memorial. Jeden z dobrovolníků FCAFA vzpomněl na československé letce RAF z okresu Příbor a položil kytici u … Continue reading

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Brookwood 12.12.20. – part I

On 12 December, the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood cemetery were again remembered for Christmas, in an informal, covid-19 compliant informal event. Dne 12. prosince 2020 se opět konala vánoční vzpomínka u československých hrobů na hřbitově v Brookwoodu. This year we … Continue reading

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