Category Archives: Not Forgotton

Nieuwe Niedorp excavation

Odkrývání Wellingtonu T2990 v Neiuwe Niedorp A recent initiative by the Dutch Ministry of the Interior for the excavation of some thirty WW2 aircraft crash sites, in Holland, in a final endeavour to recover the remains of airmen in those … Continue reading

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Remembering the 88

Remembering the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who flew in the Battle of Britain. Připomínáme si 88 československých pilotů, kteří létali v bitvě o Británii The Battle of Britain took place between 10 July and 31 October 1940 with some 2,938 Allied … Continue reading

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Leopold Srom

Leopold ŠROM …………….* 08.09.1917., Chrlice, Brno. …………….† 11.10.1968., Kladno. The Early Years Leopold Šrom was born on 8 September 1917 in Chrlice near Brno where, from 1923, he attended the local school; he then continued his education for three years … Continue reading

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Recollections of Jiri Manak

The unedited recollections of S/Ldr Jiří Maňák about his escape from Czechoslovakia in 1939 to Poland, his journey to France, joining l’Arme d’Air, evacuation from France, joining the RAF, being shot down over Holland and his time as a Prisoner … Continue reading

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Muzi v uniformach RAF z okresu Kromeriz

Muži v uniformach RAF z okresu Kroměříž za svobodu Československo 1939 – 1945 od Zdena Trávníčková Už název této malé publikace čtenáři jasně napovídá, o čem je – souhrn informací o 40 československých příslušnících RAF z kroměřížského okresu (jmenný seznam … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF – Remembered 2020

Remembrance / Vzpomínka 2020 Bahamas : Nassau BŘÍZA Vítězslav HADRÁVEK Jan MAREŠ Jaroslav SALZ Karel ŠOTOLA Josef TURNA Josef _______________________________________________________________ Czech Republic : Bystřice pod Hostýnem ZBOŘIL Felix BUBÍLEK Vojtěch _______________________________________________________________ Chotěnov – DVOŘÁK Bedřich _______________________________________________________________ Český Těšín _______________________________________________________________ Dačice … Continue reading

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Winged Lion Remembrance Christmas 2020

For 2020, our candle remembrance project to commemorate the 2512 Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2 included the Winged Lion Monument, Prague this Christmas. Náš projekt připomínající 2512 československých mužů a žen, kteří sloužili za … Continue reading

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John P Rennison – RIP

It is with much sadness that we must advise that F/Lt (retd) John P Rennison, died aged 72, on 1 January 2021 at Burton on Stather, Scunthorpe, UK. S velkým smutkem v srdci oznamujeme, že 1. ledna 2021 zemřel ve … Continue reading

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Brookwood 12.12.20. – part II

Part II of our Czechoslovak Christmas 2020 remembrance at Brookwood: Druhá část Vánoční vzpomínky 2020: Part I of this event here. První část Vánoční vzpomínky zde. Many thanks to the volunteers from FCAFA and all those who contributed financially, it … Continue reading

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Bedrich Abeles

Bedřich ABELES * 23.06.1925., Vienna, Austria † 14.12.2020. Leicester. _______________________________________________________________ With sadness we must advise that AC2 Bedřich ABELES 788591 311 Sqn, Maintenance Assistant died 14 December 2020, _______________________________________________________________ Se smutkem v srdci oznamujeme, že 14.12.2020 zemřel v Leicesteru AC2 … Continue reading

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