Czech resistence during WWII

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Having enlisted in the RAFVR on 2 August 1940 and posted from the Czechoslovak Depot at RAF Cosford to No 6 OTU at RAF Sutton Bridge on 21 September to convert to the Hurricane Mk I, Sgt Václav Foglar joined No 245 Squadron RAF at RAF Aldergrove on 18 October, where the 24-year-old Czech remained until 10 November.

Having enlisted in the RAFVR on 2 August 1940 and posted from the Czechoslovak Depot at RAF Cosford to No 6 OTU at RAF Sutton Bridge on 21 September to convert to the Hurricane Mk I, Sgt Václav Foglar joined No 245 Squadron RAF at RAF Aldergrove on 18 October, where the 24-year-old Czech remained until 10 November.

Snímek z roku 1942, 312. Československá stíhací peruť, Redhill-Surrey | na serveru Lidovky.cz | aktuální zprávy

Snímek z roku 1942, 312. Československá stíhací peruť, Redhill-Surrey | na serveru Lidovky.cz | aktuální zprávy

Sgt Alois Dvořák was processed into the RAFVR in August 1940 at the Czechoslovak Depot at RAF Cosford from where he went to No 6 OTU at RAF Sutton Bridge on 28 September to convert to the Hurricane Mk I. He then joined No 310 Squadron RAF at RAF Duxford on 15 October.

Sgt Alois Dvořák was processed into the RAFVR in August 1940 at the Czechoslovak Depot at RAF Cosford from where he went to No 6 OTU at RAF Sutton Bridge on 28 September to convert to the Hurricane Mk I. He then joined No 310 Squadron RAF at RAF Duxford on 15 October.

Velitel perutě škpt. Alois Vašátko 1941

Velitel perutě škpt. Alois Vašátko 1941

P/O Emil Fechtner of No 310 Squadron RAF was one of the first Czech pilots awarded the DFC on 16 October 1940. He is seen in Hurricane Mk I NN-S with 4 victory markings at RAF Duxford. The inscription FOR BOULTON refers to the loss of F/L John E Boulton killed in a mid-air collision with F/L Gordon L Sinclair on 9 September.

P/O Emil Fechtner of No 310 Squadron RAF was one of the first Czech pilots awarded the DFC on 16 October 1940. He is seen in Hurricane Mk I NN-S with 4 victory markings at RAF Duxford. The inscription FOR BOULTON refers to the loss of F/L John E Boulton killed in a mid-air collision with F/L Gordon L Sinclair on 9 September.

Stejné oblečení, rozdílný osud. Z Václava Kindla (vlevo) se stal konfident, Ivan Kolařík si vzal v bezvýchodné situaci život.

Stejné oblečení, rozdílný osud. Z Václava Kindla (vlevo) se stal konfident, Ivan Kolařík si vzal v bezvýchodné situaci život.

V pozadí za Jindřichem Čoupkem stojí parašutista Jan Hrubý

V pozadí za Jindřichem Čoupkem stojí parašutista Jan Hrubý

František Krůťa, jeden z letců 312. československé stíhací perutě, rok 1941.

František Krůťa, jeden z letců 312. československé stíhací perutě, rok 1941.

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