Category Archives: Personnel

Josef Frantisek – 79th Anniversary – 08.10.1940.

The 8 October 2019 is the 79th anniversary of the death of Josef František who, at the time of his death, was the most successful Allied pilot of the Battle of Britain. His untimely death, in a flying accident, came … Continue reading

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Personál 311. perutě z Uherskeho Hradiste – 10.10.2019.

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role QUASTLEROVÁ Judita WAAF

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Training of Czechoslovak airmen in Canada

The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) was probably the largest training plan in the history of military aviation. It was to be responsible for training almost half of all pilots, navigators, bomb aimers, air gunners, wireless operators and flight … Continue reading

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Remembering Karel Kuttelwascher

. If my father-in-law Karel Kuttelwascher (whom I never met) had not died in 1959 but was still alive, he would have been 95 today. This morning, in the village where he was born – Svaty Kriz, near Havlickuv Brod, … Continue reading

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role ŽÁČEK Zikmund AC2 Depot Ground staff ŽALUD Otakar Sgt 311 Fitter II, Interpreter Tech. ŽALUD Václav LAC 310 Flight Mechanic E ŽANTA Otto P/O 311 Pilot ŽATECKÝ Václav Sgt 311 Fitter, Flight Engineer ŽDÍMAL Václav … Continue reading

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role ZABLOUDIL František F/Sgt 311 Air Gunner ZÁBŘESKÝ František AC2 311 RT Operator II ZÁBRŠ Arnošt W/O 311 Pilot ZADROBÍLEK Ladislav F/Lt 310 Pilot ZAFOUK Jaroslav F/Lt 311 Navigator ZÁHORSKÝ Jan AC2 Depot Ground staff ZAHRADNÍČEK … Continue reading

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role WAGNER Adolf F/O HQ London Accountant Officer WÁGNER Jan S/Ldr Area HQ Engineering Officer WAIDLICH Viktor AC2 311 Ground staff WALAFSKÝ Egon AC2 Depot Ground staff WALEK Josef AC2 Depot Ground staff WASSERMANN Isidor LAC … Continue reading

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role VACEK Albert Sgt 311 Armourer, Wireless Mechanic/Air Gunner VACEK Josef AC2 Depot Ground staff VÁCLAVEK Arnošt Sgt 311 Air Gunner VÁCLAVÍK Bohumil AC2 Depot Ground staff VACULÍK František F/Sgt 312 Pilot VAJNAR Josef AC2 Depot … Continue reading

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Name Rank Unit Unit Role ÚLEHLA Lubomír P/O 311 Air Gunner

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