Category Archives: Victim of Communism

 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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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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Josef Jaske – One of the Few

Josef JAŠKE One of the Few Jeden z hrstky …………….* 30.01.1913, Nymburk. …………….† 20.06.2001, Oxford, UK. Pre WW2 / Před 2. svět. válkou: Josef Antonín Jaške was born on 30 January 1913 in Nymburk, a town about 30 km from … Continue reading

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Vaclav Bergman – One of the Few

Václav BERGMAN One of the Few jeden z nemnohých …………….* 27.08.1915, Domoušice. …………….† 31.12.2002, Dumbarton, Scotland Pre WW2: Před 2. světovou válkou: Václav Bergman, the son of Josef and Božena, was born on 27 August 1915, at Domoušice, a village … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Victory Parade

With the Czechoslovak airmen from the three fighter units – 310, 312 and 313 squadrons who returned home on 13 August 1945 and 311 Sqn airmen returning two days later, a Victory Parade was held for them in Prague. S … Continue reading

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Escape from France to England

František Petr recalls his dramatic airbourne escape from France to England in June 1940. František Petr popisuje svůj dramatický útěk z Francie do Anglie v červnu 1940. _______________________________________________________________ František Petr joined Armée de l’Air 65th Escadrille de Bombment 112 Battalion … Continue reading

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Leopold Srom

    Leopold ŠROM …………… …………….* 08.09.1917., Chrlice, Brno. …………….† 11.10.1968., Kladno.       The Early Years Raná léta Leopold Šrom was born on 8 September 1917 in Chrlice near Brno where, from 1923, he attended the local school; … Continue reading

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RAF Rehabilitation Ceremony – 13.09.91.

Slavnostní akt Rehabilitace letců RAF – 13.9.1991 On 13 September 1991 a ceremony to ‘morally and politically rehabilitate the Czechoslovak men and women was held at the Palace of Culture, Prague. Rehabilitation awards for the suffering caused by the Communist … Continue reading

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Gejza Holoda

Gejza Holoda narodil se 12. října 1918 ve Velkém Peseku na jihu Slovenska, v listopadu 1938 po Vídeňské arbitráži připadlo toto území Maďarsku. 8. března 1940 odešel do československé zahraniční armády, jeho cesta vedla přes Bělehrad, Řecko, Turecko a Bejrút. … Continue reading

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Jan Kaucky – One of the Few

Jan KAUCKÝ – Jeden z hrstky …………….* 23.01.1907., Satalice, Prague. …………….† 23.08.1970., Putney, UK. Pre WW2 Před 2. svět. válkou Jan Kaucky was born on 23 January 1907 in Satalice, a town in the north-east outskirts of Prague, Czechoslovakia. After … Continue reading

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