Category Archives: Russia

Jiri Mikulecky – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 9 June 2018, a memorial plaque was unveiled at Sloupnice for F/Lt Jiří Mikulecký 312 Sqn pilot who was born in the village. The plaque was unveiled by Mr Josef Škeřík, Mayor of the village and Mrs Jan Stott, … Continue reading

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Stanislav Hlucka book launch

On 2 October 2016, the book ‘Stanislav Hlučka Stíhací pilot z Blažovic’ by Kristýna Vodičková, a biography of Stanislav Hlučka was launched at an event at Blažovic. Stanislav Hlučka was a Czechoslovak RAF fighter pilot who flew with 313 Sqn … Continue reading

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Josef Stehlik – 100th Anniversary

On Saturday, March 28 2015 at 10:00 am the Municipal of Slavičín, the Slavičín Library and the Historical Club of Slavičín invite you to the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Col. Josef Stehlik to commemorate the 100th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Tomas Motycka remembered

Memorial plaque unveiling for Tomáš Motyčka at Diviaky. A memorial plaque to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the death of P/O Tomáš Motyčka was held on 25 October 2014 at Diviaky railway station, Slovakia, near to the location where he … Continue reading

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Stanislav Rejthar – Memorial Plaque

Odhalena pamětní deska stíhacímu pilotovi plk. Stanislavu Rejtharovi Commemorative plaque unveiled for fighter pilot Col. Stanislav Rejthar Díky iniciativě patnáctiletého Štěpána Bazaly z Klub historických vozidel Kralice nad Oslavou a Ivana Bazaly z Veteran Vehicle Clubu Březník Jana Sokola z … Continue reading

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Josef Koukal – one of ‘The Few’

Josef Koukal …………………….* 06. 05. 1912. …………………….† 23. 02. 1980. Josef Koukal se narodil 6. května 1912 v Jenišovicích u Vysokého Mýta asi 125 km východně od Prahy. Jeho rodiče Jan Koukal a Emílie Koukalová, za svobodna Dobrkovská, byli zemědělci … Continue reading

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Frantisek Fajtl – One of the Few

. Generálporučík Ing. Lieutenant General . František Fajtl . . ..*  20 August 1912 †  4 October 2006 . . Patřil a bude patřit k legendárním postavám československého letectva. V jeho osobě jakoby se promítaly celé jeho dramatické válečné dějiny, … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak Airmen in World War 2

Čs. zahraniční letci v boji za svobodu ČSR ve 2. světové válce. Skromný příspěvek k obnově paměti českého národa A modest contribution to restoring the memory of the Czech nation. V roce 1938, dvacet let po vzniku Československé republiky představoval hitlerovský fašismus, … Continue reading

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Plumlov’s Czechoslovak Airmen’s Exhibition

Průvodce Vítězná křídla výstavy v zámku Plumlov Guide to the ’Wings of Victory’ exhibition at Plumlov Castle   Výstava Vítězná křídla svými více než tisíci snímky a exponáty přibližuje návštěvníkovi bojovou činnost čs.  zahraničních letců ve 2. světové válce. The Wings … Continue reading

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Not forgotten

Whilst the emphasis of this site is very much about the Czechoslovaks who served in the Royal Air Force, it must be remembered that some were unable to complete that journey as they had had made the ultimate sacrifice along … Continue reading

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