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A/M Karel Janoušek RNDr., KCB

When I look around here at Černý Most and read the names of the streets, I see one interesting name next to another. The heroes themselves. Ocelka, Breitcetl, Bryks, Dygrýn, František, Vašátko, Valenta, Maňák ... Pilots who fought in the ranks of the RAF against the hated enemy during the Second World War, for the liberation of the homeland, for democracy, the ideals of Masaryk and Beneš, for returning to their homes . They are all dominated by the name of the only Czechoslovak air marshal, a man who practically led our air force in Great Britain for five war years and who helped build his fame and the name of our Czechoslovak Republic, A / M RNDr. Karel Janoušek, KCB ...

Captain Jaroš: he hated the communists, yet he became their icon

Hero of the Battle of Sokolovo. A soldier who hated communists and the communists wanted to get rid of him. He protested against the political abuse of the Czechoslovak unit in the Soviet Union and was eventually abused after his death. His name became a symbol of post-war propaganda in Czechoslovakia. That was Captain Otakar Jaroš. The article is part of a special at

Svatopluk Janouch

... but before he celebrated his first air victory, he had to use a parachute himself. On March 11, 1940, together with five other fighters, he pursued the reconnaissance Do 17P, when suddenly flames erupted from the engine of his Moran ...







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