Category Archives: Memorial

South West Battle of Britain Memorial

With 2020 being the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a worthy project to remember the 544 fallen Allied airmen of that battle, eight of whom were Czechoslovak. More details of this worthy project where you can make your … Continue reading

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Bohumil Liska – Memorial Plaque unveiling

Odhalení pamětní desky Bohumilu Liškovi The unveiling of the Memorial Plaque for W/Cmdr Bohumill Liška, at his home at Lázně Bělohrad, in 2000. Odhalení pamětní desky W/Cmdr. Bohumilu Liškovi na jeho domě v Lázních Bělehrad v roce 2000. Video © … Continue reading

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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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Czechs at St Georges Chapel, Biggin Hill.

Biggin Hill, 25th January 2020 Biggin Hill, 25. ledna 2020 Let me share a few pictures of St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance in Biggin Hill. It is a special place for RAF history and also commemorates allies who flew … Continue reading

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Viktor Waidlich – 14.9.2019.

V sobotu 14. září 2019 od 14 hodin proběhlo v Břasích na Rokycansku slavnostní odhalení pamětní desky příslušníku pozemního personálu 311. čs. bombardovací perutě RAF v Anglii Viktoru Waidlichovi. Mimo jiných vzácných hostů jsme mezi přítomnými mohli potkat příbuzné vojáka … Continue reading

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IBCC – Lincoln

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) at Lincoln, UK, with the Walls of Names, was unveiled on 12th April 2018. It serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who died whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command … Continue reading

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KX-B Memorial flypast

Participating at the Texel Air Show 2018 where a Mi-24 and Mi-171 from the 22nd Airbase of the Czech Air Force. On their arrival and departure from Texel, the two helicopters did a flypast over the KX-B Monument at Petten, … Continue reading

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Disrespect at the Winged Lion Monument!

Neúcta k pomníku okřídleného lva! In June 2014, the Winged Lion monument was unveiled at Klárov, Prague; a gesture from the British ex-pat community in the Czech and Slovak Republics to thank Czechoslovakia for its men and women who served … Continue reading

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Jiri Mikulecky – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 9 June 2018, a memorial plaque was unveiled at Sloupnice for F/Lt Jiří Mikulecký 312 Sqn pilot who was born in the village. The plaque was unveiled by Mr Josef Škeřík, Mayor of the village and Mrs Jan Stott, … Continue reading

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Jindrich Holzhauser – Memorial plaque

A memorial plaque has been unveiled, at Tehov, for Jindřich Holzhauser, 310 Sqn pilot.

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