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Anton Vanko

Letec, pplk. Anton Vanko Airman, Lt. Colonel Anton Vanko Hrdina druhej svetovej vojny – pilot Anton Vanko (na fotografiách) sa narodil v Lednických Rovniach 10. januára 1918 v rodine sedliaka. Jeho rodný dom stál na začiatku Súhradky vľavo. Mal ďalších … Continue reading

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Christmas Remembrance at Brookwood

Vánoční zastavení na hřbitově v Brookwoodu. From an initial idea about the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood, an initiative developed to place candles against each of the 130 graves so that those Czechoslovak airmen and soldiers were remembered at Christmas. Prvotní … Continue reading

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Brookwood Remembrance bench

Vzpomínková lavička v Brookwoodu. Brookwood has been the location for many remembrance events to remember the Czechoslovak RAF airmen and soldiers who served in Allied forces during WW2; from State Presidents, Government Ministers, Ambassadors to a steady stream of Czech … Continue reading

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311 Sqn remembered at RAF Honington

311. peruť si připomenula leteckou základnu v RAF Honingtonu. On Friday 10 November 2017, a wreath was laid at the Airmen’s Memorial at RAF Honington in remembrance of the Czechoslovak airmen of 311 Sqn who served at that airfield during … Continue reading

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Remembered in Guernsey – 2017

Vzpomínka na Guernsey, Normanské ostrovy – 2017 The Bailiwick of Guernsey, a small British Crown dependency located near to the French coast in the English Channel, holds its annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony on the Sunday closest to Armistice Day, originally … Continue reading

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Remembered in the Bahamas – 2017

Upomínková akce na Bahamách – 2017 The six Czechoslovak RAF airmen who are buried at CWGC Nassau are remembered. Vzpomínka byla věnována šestici československých letců RAF, kteří jsou pohřbeni na CWGC (Commonwealth War Graves Commission) v Nassau, hlavním městě Baham. … Continue reading

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Brookwood 29.10.2017

On 29 October 2017, a ceremony was held by the Czechoslovak Memorial, at Brookwood military cemetery, to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the formation of the State of Czechoslovakia on 28 October 1918. Na místě Československého památníku na vojenském hřbitově … Continue reading

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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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