Category Archives: Other RAF Squadrons

Stanislav Plzak – One of the Few

Stanislav Plzák One of the Few …………….* 13.11.1914, Plzeň. …………….† 07.08.1941, English Channel, off Calais. The Early Years: Stanislav Plzák was born on 13 November 1914 at Plzeň. He studied for five years at primary school followed by four years … Continue reading

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Vladimir Horsky – † 26.09.40.

_______________________________________________________________ An biography for him here Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde _______________________________________________________________

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Czechoslovak RAF Remembered 2022 – Normandy

The British Normandy Memorial was unveiled on 6 June 2021, the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command who fell on D-Day and during the Battle of … Continue reading

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Evzen Cizek – One of the Few

Evžen ČÍŽEK One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 10.12.1904, Slezská. …………….† 26.11.1942, Cardiff Bay, UK. Pre WW2 : Před 2. svět. válkou : Evžen Čížek was born on 10 December 1904, at Slezská, near Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. Evžen Čížek … Continue reading

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Frantisek Bernard – One of the Few

František BERNARD One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 23.07.1914, Starý Ehrenberky. …………….† 17.06.1980, New Zealand. Pre WW2: Před 2. světovou válkou: František Antonín Bernard was born on 23 July 1914 in the village of Starý Ehrenberky, formerly Alt … Continue reading

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D-Day 78th Anniversary

On the 78th Anniversary of D-Day, remembering the Czechoslovak RAF airmen who were lost participating in the build up to that day and the subsequent Battle of Normandy. Twenty-three Czechoslovak airmen serving in the RAF who were killed during the … Continue reading

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Svatopluk Stulir – Vresovice 21.05.22.

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Haverhill Remembrance 10.03.22.

_____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ Many thanks to the Family History (Haverhill) Group for remembering Czechoslovak airmen – Sgt Ladislav FORNŮSEK, F/O Václav JELÍNEK and Sgt Jan JANEK. at CWGC Haverhill.

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 Pod Křídly RAF v druhém exilu

Pod Křídly RAF v druhém exilu – 1. díl od Zdeněk HURT, Jan RAIL Zcela poprvé publikovaná, několikadílná souborná práce o osudech čs. letců v řadách britského Královského letectva za mírových let, zavede čtenáře zprvu do etapy od osvobození ČSR … Continue reading

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Vladimir Kopecek

F/Lt Vladimír Julius Kopeček …………….* 09.08.1917, Kyjov. …………….† 10.11.1955, Rostrup, West Germany. Early years: Raná léta: Born on 9 August, 1917, Vladimír’s birth certificate gives his name as Ladimír though he was always known as Vladimír, Lad’a or Vlád’a. Vladimír … Continue reading

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