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Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiled

Pamätný deň Antona Vanka / Lednické Rovne / 7. Máj 2018 Pri príležitosti nedožitých 100. narodenín vojnového hrdinu a pilota RAF Antona Vanka, ako aj v predvečer oslavy víťazstva and fašizmom, si obyvatelia obce Lednické Rovne, členovia rodiny a zástupcovia … Continue reading

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Plzen – Memorial Plaque unveiled, 6.5.18.

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Memorial plaque was unveiled at Plzeň 3 in rememberence of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen from that District. Oldřich HOŘEJŠÍ 311 Sqn pilot Stanislav PEROUTKA 310 Sqn pilot Miloslav PETR 310 Sqn pilot † 29.01.43. … Continue reading

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Plzen 3.5.2018.

Doubravečtí si připomněli své hrdiny Plzeň Doubravka remembers its heroes Ve čtvrtek 3. května proběhla vzpomínková akce na tři rodáky z Plzně Doubravky, členy Západočeského aeroklubu v Plzni na Borech, piloty RAF v II. světové válce Karla Pavlíka, Václava Šindeláře … Continue reading

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Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiling 7.5.2018.

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Ladislav Nemecek – memorial plaque unveiled 31.3.2018.

V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi palubnímu střelci RAF Ladislavu Němečkovi. In Koryta near Klatovy, a memorial plaque was unveiled in commemoration of 311 Sqn air-gunner Ladislav Němeček. V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi … Continue reading

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311 Sqn Bomber Command loss search

A useful guide to search for the Czechoslovak RAF airmen of 311 Sqn who died whilst serving in RAF Bomber Command : Užitečný průvodce pro vyhledávání jmen československých letců u 311. bombardovací perutě, kteří zemřeli během služby v RAF : … Continue reading

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Vitezslav Rosik remembered in Ethiopia

Group Captain Vítězslav Josef Rosík was born 23 December 1895 in Bzová, near Bojkovice, Czechoslovakia. His schooling commenced with two years at Uherske Hradiste, then at High School at Uherský Brod and then onto the Technical College at Brno where … Continue reading

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Josef Dygryn – 100th anniversary Remembrance

On 10 March 2018, a ceremony was held at the Sv. Jiří church, Lhotice in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Sgt Josef DYGRÝN DFM, 1 Sqn pilot. The day’s event concluded at the Josef DYGRÝN memorial plaque at the … Continue reading

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Brookwood Ceremony 2.2.2018

Pietní akt v Brookwoodu 2.2.2018 Following on from the funeral of Maj. General Ivan Schwarz at Brookwood, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial in the CWGC section at Broookwood. V návaznosti na poslední rozloučení s generálmajorem Ivanem … Continue reading

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Brookwood 2.2.2018 – Ivan Schwarz

The final farewell to Major General Ivan Otto Schwarz, former air-gunner with 311 Sqn and the last surviving member of the aircrew that sunk the Alsterufer, was held at CWGC Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, on 2 February 2018. Poslední rozloučení s … Continue reading

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