Category Archives: Not Forgotton

Petten – 17 October 2017

At 14:00, Tuesday 17 October 2017 A ceremony to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the unveiling of the KX-B monument, Petten, Holland. which remembers the crew of Wellington KX-B of 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn, RAF. The event will include a flypast … Continue reading

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Leopold Srom – 100th anniversary.

On Saturday 9 September 2017 a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Šrom at his memorial at Brno Chrlice, the town of his birth. Leopold Šrom was born 8 September 2017 at Chrlice, where he … Continue reading

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Jindrichuv Hradec – 26 August 2017

V sobotu 26. srpna proběhlo již 24. Setkání válečních a poválečních letců v Jindřichově Hradci, na kterém nechyběli veteráni z druhé světové války Pavel Vranský a Jiří Kafka či vdovy po pilotech. On Saturday, August 26th, the 24th Meeting of … Continue reading

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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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