Category Archives: Not Forgotton

Josef Rechka – A hero amongst us

An article, by Mike Le Galle, in the February 2019 newsletter of the Jersey Aero Club, about Josef Řechka, 310 Sqn Battle of Britain pilot. The Jersey Aero Club has seen many famous pilot members over its history, some lived … Continue reading

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Remembering two airmen from Budisov and Hodov

Vzpomínka na Františka Horkého a Leonharda Smrčka – letce RAF, kteří bojovali ve druhé světové válce. In Memory of RAF airmen who fought in World War II: František Horký and Leonhard Smrček V letošním roce 2018 si připomínáme řadu významných … Continue reading

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IBCC – Lincoln

The International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) at Lincoln, UK, with the Walls of Names, was unveiled on 12th April 2018. It serves as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for those who died whilst serving with RAF Bomber Command … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak airmen in WW2

A collection of eight WW2 news clips about Czechoslovak RAF airmen during WW2. The clips cover Alexander Hess and 310 Sqn at Duxford, President Eduard Beneš at Honnington with 311 Sqn, Karel Kuttelwascher medal award and separate interview, 311 Sqn … Continue reading

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Jiri Hartman – My D-Day

S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC was, at that time a F/Lt with 310 Sqn, and was ‘A’ Flight Commander (Red 1) at the time of D-Day – the Allied invasion of Europe on 6 June 1944. At that time all three … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak RAF – Remembered 2018

Remembrance / Vzpomínka 2018 Bahamas : Nassau – Vitezslav BŘÍZA, Jaroslav MAREŠ, Jan HADRÁVEK, Karel SALZ, Josef ŠOTOLA, and Jozef TURNA. _______________________________________________________________ Belgium : Ypres – Karel PAVLÍK. _______________________________________________________________ Czech Republic : Brno airport Čejč – František VINDIŠ, František MASAŘÍK. … Continue reading

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Brookwood Christmas Remembrance 2018

Following the success of our project to remember the Czechoslovak RAF and soldiers graves at Brookwood for Christmas 2017, we are pleased and proud to confirm that we successfully accomplished this in 2018. Po úspěšném připomenutí si československých členů RAF … Continue reading

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V Britanii za Vlast – cast 3

Hledání ztracého času – V Británii za vlast 3.

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Christmas 2018 Remembrance Appeal

For Christmas 2017, a team of our volunteers visited Brookwood Cemetery and placed remembrance candles by each of the Czechoslovak RAF and soldiers graves in the CWGC and post WW2 sections. O Vánocích roku 2017 navštívil tým našich dobrovolníků hřbitov … Continue reading

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Czech veterans remember the CzRAF airmen

Czech Air Force, Army and Special Forces veterans Veteráni letectva, pozemních sil a speciálních sil Armády České republiky letěli do Anglie mjr Petr Baška, prap Milan Bruna, nrtm Roman Čelanský, rtm Martin Havránek, pplk Robert Hejtmánek, pprp Tomáš Hejtmánek, Jiří, … Continue reading

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