Category Archives: Poland

Miloslav Mansfeld – One of the Few

Miloslav MANSFELD One of the Few …………….* 14.12.1912, Dalovice. …………….† 21.10.1991, London, UK. The Early Years Miloslav Jan Mansfeld was born on 14 December 1912 in Dalovice, a village near Mladá Boleslav, about 30 miles north east of Prague. In … Continue reading

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Karel Seda – My Journey to War

Karel Šeda – Moje cesta do války. The German occupation of Czechoslovakia on 15 March 1939, meant that the Bohemia and Moravia regions of the country were now the Reich Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren), while … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek – 08.10.1940.

An English/Czech biography for him is here. Jeho českou a anglickou biografii najdete zde.

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Honour to the Czech Cloverleaf

Tribute to the Czech cloverleaf. Pocta Českému čtyřlístku. On 4 September 1939, the Czechoslovak Aviation unit, was formed at Puławy Gora airfield, Poland and commanded by Captain Bohumil Liška. The unit had 60 Czechoslovaks consisting of pilots, maintenance, and technical … Continue reading

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Otto Hanzlicek – One of the Few

Otto HANZLÍČEK – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 18.06.1911. Ústí nad Labem ………………..† 10.10.1940. Ellesmere Point, UK Pre WW2: Před druhou světovou válkou: Otto Hanzlíček was born on 18 June 1911 at Ústí nad Labem, in the north-eastern region of Czechoslovakia, … Continue reading

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Jaroslav Hlavac – One of the Few

Jaroslav HLAVÁČ – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 11.10.1914. Petřvald. ………………..† 10.10.1940. Wareham, UK Pre WW2: Před 2. světovou válkou Jaroslav Hlaváč was born 11 October 1914 at Petřvald, a village, about 10 km east of Ostrava, in the Moravia region … Continue reading

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Vladimir Horsky – One of the Few

Vladimír HORSKÝ – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 11.02.1914. Břuchotín, Olomouc ………………..† 26.09.1940. Isle of Wight, UK Pre WW2 Před 2. svět. válkou Vladimír Horský was born 11 February 1914 at Břuchotín, a village north of Olomouc, in the Moravia region … Continue reading

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Deblin Czechoslovak Exhibition

On 2 September 2019, the “Kraków, 30 kwietnia 1939” exhibition, about the creation of the Czechoslovak Legion in Poland in 1939, was opened at the Muzeum Sił Powietrznych w Dęblinie, [The Polish Air Force Museum], Dęblin Poland. Dne 2.září 2019 … Continue reading

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Frantisek Marek – One of The Few

František MAREK – Jeden z hrstky ………………..* 30.01.1913. Nové Hodějovice ………………..† 14.09.1940. Horndon-on-the-Hill, UK Pre WW2 Před druhou světovou válkou František Marek was born 30 January 1913 at Nové Hodějovice, near České Budějovice on the south-western region of Czechoslovakia. On … Continue reading

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Deblin – 02.09.2019.

Prezentacja makiety lotniska i Szkoły Orląt oraz upamiętnienie czeskich pilotów poległych podczas bombardowania Dęblina 2 września 1939 roku będą głównymi punktami wydarzenia organizowanego przez Muzeum Sił Powietrznych w ramach obchodów 80. rocznicy wybuchu II wojny światowej. W poniedziałek 2 września … Continue reading

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