Czech and Polish squadron's in RAF

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  1. v2

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    An excellent set of pictures V2 !!! Nice find.:D :wave:
     
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    Nic pics Dominik and Wojtek! Have you ever seen them all before?
     
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    Some very nice pics, thank you.
     
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    Good stuff there!
     
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    great Pics V2!
     
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    Very interesting, thanks V2
     
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    This is Dominik's find.But I had seen some of these before.Anyway great stuff there.:D
     
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    Dom, are you familiar with Josef Balejka? He flew with Josef Frantisek in Polish Squadron during BoB and later. He served in Polish, France and the British Air forces during WW2. Google for his name...
    He emigrated to England because of communists after WW2 and came back after the velvet revolution. Was born and died in Valasske Klobouky, in my father´s born town, few miles away from my town.
    What a funny guy!
     
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    Romek could you tell us much more about him,please?
     
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    Thank you Roman- very interesting story....
    Wartime hero and inventor Josef Balejka dies - 08-07-2004 - Radio Prague
     
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    There were 4 Czech pilots who served in 303rd. Balejka was one of them and only he survived the war.
    Haven´t found too much info on him on the web in English
    1939 - Legion Czechos³owacki
    Samoloty II wojny œwiatowej
    Zbigniew Osuchowski PAF - Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum
    I got a great book written by him

    Something about Josef Frantisek who served in 303rd...
    WW II ACE STORIES
    Northwood Cemetery
    Josef František - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Josef Frantisek
     
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