Aug 29,1944 - program of the 70th anniversary commemoration

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  1. seesul

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    Hello to all!

    I haven´t been here for many months since we are busy with the organization of the 70th anniversary commemoration of the batlle over White Carpathian mountains from Aug 29, 1944.

    This year, because of special anniversary, we will have 24 foreign visitors. After the event I´ll post some pics here.

    Here´s the schedule:

    Friday, Aug 29, 2014

    • 09.30 am - commemorating the fallen airmen at Kasava
    • 02.00 pm - commemorating the fallen airmen at Nova Bosaca, Slovakia
    • 04.30 pm - commemorating the fallen airmen at Antonstal (Nemsova- Luborca), Slovakia

    Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

    • 09.30 – 10.30 am – commemorating the fallen airmen at Sanov
    • 10.30 – 11.45 am – visiting Sanov museum
    • 00.15 – 01.40 pm – lunch at Bojkovice
    • 01.50 – 03.00 pm – visiting Bojkovice museum
    • 03.30 – 03.45 pm – Preckovice – memory of Pesat´s family
    • 04.45 pm – commemorating the fallen airmen at Rudice
    • 05.00 pm – holy mass at the Meyrick´s tree, Rudice

    Sunday, Aug 31, 2014:

    • 09.00 – 10.00 am - visiting Slavicin museum
    • 10.00 -11.00 am - commemorating the fallen airmen at the mass grave in Slavicin
    • 11.30 am – 01.00 pm - lunch at Slavicin
    • 01.30 pm – commemorating the fallen airmen at Krhov
    • 03.00 pm – commemorating the fallen airmen at Vyškovec

    VISITORS:

    1. Paul Merrell + Sean Merrell (Paul´s son), S. Antonio, TX - relation to 42-38096 (Sanov)
    - 2 people - CONFIRMED
    2. Kellylynn Charles + 3 relatives, Las Vegas, Nevada - relation to 42-97159 (Preckovice)
    - 4 people - CANCELLED
    3. Nancy Owsianik Graham, Shippenville, PA - relation to 42-97159 (Preckovice)
    - 1 person - CONFIRMED
    4. Gail Helveston Larcher + Steve, relation to 42-31473 (Nova Bosaca, Slovakia)
    - 2 persons - CONFIRMED
    5. Chuck Childs - 2nd BG veteran with 37 missions flown + Roger Bauman (Chuck´s nephew) + Jan Sandnes (Chuck´s cousine)
    - 3 persons - CONFIRMED
    6. Bruce Dickinson + Carol Barnard (daugter of Loy Dickinson) + Alison Barnard + Phil Barnard (Carol´s children), relation to 42-97159 (Preckovice)
    - 4 people - CONFIRMED
    7. Lt Col Scott H. Maytan, commander of 20BS, 2BW + Lt Col Chad Fager, commander of 49 TES, 53 TEG
    - 2 people - CONFIRMED
    8. Loy Dickinson - 2nd veteran, navigator of 42-97159 (Preckovice) + Karol Shupe (Loy´s wife) + Marc Shupe (Karol´s son) + Mike Shupe (Karol´s son) + Adam Shupe (Marc´s son)
    - 5 people - CONFIRMED
    9. Larry Joyner + Alex Joyner (Larry´s son), relation to B-24H, S/N 42-52313 (Antonstal, Slovakia)
    - 2 people - CONFIRMED
    10. Todd Weiler + Jan Weiler (Todd´s wife), relation to 42-32048 (Krhov)
    - 2 people - CONFIRMED
    11. Jim Warwick (son on John Warwick, a close friend of James A. Weiler)
    - 1 person - CONFIRMED

    Pics from the 65th anniversary commemoration http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/av...gram-65th-anniversary-commemration-19808.html
     
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    wow Roman, that is quite a lineup!!

    It looks like alot of planning went into this event, well done!
     
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    #4 seesul, Sep 3, 2014
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    Great stuff Roman !
    I wish my health had allowed me to be there this year, but I am hoping to get over sometime next year, to see you all.
     
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    OK Terry, just let me know in advance then.
     
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