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13. 8. – 31. 10. 1940 - The Battle of Britain

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The Second world war 1939 - 1945 (5912)

List of witnesses


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Benjamin Abeles (1925) video clip available

born June 23, 1925 in Vienna in a Czech-Austrian family 1933 the family moved to Prague July 1939 – left with the so-called Winston transport to Prague May 11, 1943 – joined the Czechoslovak army in England August 1943–1945 – serving as a ground engineer in ... arrows 


Colonel Josef Balejka (1917 - 2004)

born in Valašské Klobouky on March 4, 1917 learned to fly in Masaryk Air League in Uzhhorod joined up 3 Air Regiment in Piešťany after that went through training in Prague-Kbely in 1938 returned to Piešťany, after the declaration of the Slovak State he had to ... arrows 


Second Lieutenant Vladimír Baum (1922 - 2011)

born July 13th 1922 in Petrov nad Desnou in the Terezín settlement comes from a mixed marriage of a Czech and a German attended a Czech school in Rapotín and Šumperk January 1939 drafted to the German army and assigned to Luftwaffe as a pilot took part in air ... arrows 


Otakar Černý (1919 - 2009)

grew up in Moravia hobbies – shooting and flying joined the Czech air forces in Prague, mobilization in 1938 escaped to Poland got to France and joined the foreign legion later escaped to England, served in the 311th bomber squadron on the RAF June 1941 – ... arrows 


Lucy Doležalová (1922 - 2010)

born April 15th, 1922 in Worcestershire County in Great Britain during the war met Czechoslovak soldier Jan Doležal who was serving in England then; they married Jan Doležal was sent with a group of officers to the eastern front, in 1944 participated in the ... arrows 


František Fajtl (1912 - 2006)

born August 20, 1912 in Donín near Louny studied at a commercial academy, then military academy, from which he graduated in 1935 as lieutenant pilot 1939 left for Poland, after the outbreak of WWII for France in France served in defense of the air space over ... arrows 


Imrich Gablech (1915 - 2016)

he was a pilot born on November 4th 1915 in Hrachoviště village in Slovakia on June 7th 1939 he flew from Slovakia to Poland accompanied by another three pilots he managed to escape by plane during the bombing attack on the Deblin base he and some other Polish ... arrows 


Sergeant Petr Gibian (1922 - 2008)

was born on May 1st 1922 in Ceske Budejovice town he didn´t have time to finish the highschool before the war came, he graduated after the war he comes from the Jewish family, his family disappeared in the concentration cams during the war shortly after the ... arrows 


Ruth Hálová (1926) video clip available

born 25 February 1926 into a Jewish family in Český Krumlov had an older sister, Eva 1926, her father died 1938, the family moved to Protivín, later to Prague 29 June 1939, the witness boarded a “Winton train” to England 2 August 1939, her sister Eva ... arrows 


Libuše Hiemerová (1925) video clip available

Born in 1925 in Olomouc Her brother František Dostál fled to England in 1939 and became a pilot of the 311th Czechoslovak bomber squadron. He died on April 24, 1943 in the Bay of Solway The family members were arrested in the course of the Operation E ... arrows 


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