Category Archives: Not Forgotton

Jaroslav Kudlacek – memorial plaque unveiled

On Saturday 19 August 2017, a memorial plaque was unveiled for Jaroslav Kudláček at the school he attended in Chrudim. He was one of the 23 killed in a tragic aircrash on 5 October 1945 and thus the last Czechoslovak … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14 August 2017

On 14 August 2017, a ceremony was held at the Winged Lion Monument, at Klárov, Prague, to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the return of the Czechoslovak men and women who had served in the RAF during WW2. The event … Continue reading

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Barbora pilgrimage to remember fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen

The catalyst for this trip originated about six months ago when my 15 year old daughter, Barbora, had just had read a book about Stanislav FEJFAR – A Fighter Pilot’s Call to Arms’ – and we talked about the Czechoslovak … Continue reading

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2017 Capel le Ferne Battle of Britain Memorial Ceremony

The 77th Anniversary to commemorate the Battle of Britain was held on 9 July 2017 at the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. It was a well attended ceremony in exceptionally hot and sunny conditions. Guests included Viscount … Continue reading

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Night Hawk

Night Hawk Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace by Roger Darlington Draws not just on official RAF records, but the personal log book and combat reports of the ace plus family records, letters … Continue reading

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Remembering Vlastimil Vesely

S/Ldr Vlastimil Veselý DFC Battle of Britain pilot with 312 Sqn and also with 68 Sqn.

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Josef Prihoda remembered in Vlasim

Josef Příhoda DFC was remembered in his hometown of Vlašim on 9 May 2017, when a memorial plaque was unveiled at his home in Žižkovo náměstí. Attending the ceremony were members of Vlašim Municiple Council, Stanislav Příhoda a relative of … Continue reading

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Brookwood 6 May 2017

The annual ceremony to commemorate the end of WWII was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial at CWGC Brookwood on 6 May 2017. Každoroční ceremoniál k připomenutí konce 2. světové války se uskutečnil u Československého památníku v CWGC, Brookwoodu dne 6. … Continue reading

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Vojtech Kubalik – Memorial Plaque unveiled

Vojtěch Kubalík – odhalení pamětní desky On 27 April 2017, Dne 27. dubna 2017 a memorial plaque was unveiled for byla odhalena pamětní deska Vojtěch Kubalík Vojtěchu Kubalíkovi at the house in Hrdibořice na domě v Hrdibořicích, where he was … Continue reading

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Remembrance ceremony – Plzen 25. 4. 2017

Doubravka uctila své hrdiny. Doubravka remembers her heroes. V úterý 25. dubna se v parku na Habrmannově náměstí v Plzni Doubravce konal vzpomínkový akt připomínající Karla Pavlíka, Václava Šindeláře a Aloisa Záleského, kteří sloužili v RAF během 2. světové války … Continue reading

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