Another Hero Gone...

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    Prague - One of legendary Czechoslovakian pilots of the famous No. 311 Squadron RAF, Col. Petr Uruba, died on March 1, 2009 at age of 92.

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    Oldest Czech pilot of 311th RAF wing Petr Uruba dies - ČeskéNoviny.cz

    I knew him, spoke with him last April and I wanted to visit him soon... Time is relative. Another hero, knight of the skies, is gone... I wish you, dear Petr, a nice last flight and send my greetings to all your fellows there, where you're going to land.

    See also: http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/personal-gallery/heros-i-met-5571.html
     
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    Here is a video that I made in April 2008, when Col. Jan Wiener was awarded with a Honorary Professor title of Charles University. I shall add English subtitles soon... At leats for those here who speak or understand Czech.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd1wPbiLHLo
     
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    Rest in peace
     
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    P.I.P. Petr.
     
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