Category Archives: Not Forgotton

denik.cz – shameful behaviour

denik.cz – ostudné chování The 24 March 1950 is a notable day in Czechoslovak post-WW2 history, as this was the day 3 ČSA DC3’s were hijacked by 7 former Czechoslovak RAF airmen, who crewed these aircraft, for what was supposed … 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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Visiting Brookwood

The post-WW2 Czechoslovak cemetery at Brookwood today.

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Never Forgotten – Part 5 West Midlands and Liverpool

6 February 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: That was a record! In the fifth stage of our quest to discover the graves and especially the stories of Czechoslovak soldiers in Great Britain, my … Continue reading

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Never Forgotten – Part 4 Sussex and Surrey

Ambassador Libor Sečka set off to visit the graves of Czechoslovak airmen and soldiers also in the previous week. On his journey to pay his respects to the war heroes buried in Surrey and Sussex, he was accompanied by the … 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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Never Forgotten Project – Cotswolds – 24 January 2020

Etapa č. 3 – Cotswolds – 24. ledna 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: Map key: Mapy číslo : Cemetery: Hřbitov : Town: Město : 1 Yatesbury (All Saints Churchyard) Yatesbury 2 Chippenham (London … Continue reading

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Miroslav Mucha – 31.1.20. Ivancice

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Never Forgotten Project – trip 1 to Kent

On 10 January 2020 the Embassy of the Czech Republic, London announced their forthcoming project ‘Never Forgotten’ to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. During 2020, the Ambassador H.E.Libor Sečka aims to visit all … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF – Remembered 2019

Remembrance / Vzpomínka 2019 Czech Republic : Borač – TESAŘ Josef _______________________________________________________________ Brno Brno – Airport _______________________________________________________________ Brno – KEPRT Josef _______________________________________________________________ Brno – Kounicova – CHALUPA Jan _______________________________________________________________ České Velenice – ŠLOUF Karel _______________________________________________________________ Chotěnov – DVOŘÁK Bedřich _______________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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