Fighter's Top Gun

Victories of Czechoslovak fighter pilots

Unit Confirmed Probabable Damaged
No. 310 Squadron 56 + 4 FB 20 32
No. 312 Squadron 14 9 16
No. 313 Squadron 12 8 16
Czechoslovak Flight of No. 68 Squadron 18 1/2 + 3 FB 5 7
Total 100 1/2 + 7 FB 42 71

Note: FB stands for German flying bomb V-1

Unit Confirmed Probable Damaged
Czechoslovak pilots at Polish Units 17 1 0
Czechoslovak pilots at British Units 68 14 1/3 45 2/3
Total 85 15 1/3 45 2/3
Confirmed Probable Damaged
185 + 7 FB 57 1/3 116 2/3

 

Czechoslovak day fighter pilots listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. Sgt Josef Fantišek DFM 17 1 0
2. S/Ldr Otto Smik DFC 9 + 3 FB 2 3
3. F/Lt Otmar Kučera DFC 4 5/6 1 1
4. F/O Josef Příhoda DFC 4 1/4 2 3
5. P/O Emil Fechtner DFC 4 1 1
6. F/Lt Stanislav Fejfar 3 1/2 1 1
7. F/Lt Bohumil Furst 3 1 0

 

Czechoslovak day fighter pilots listed by number of sweeps

  Name Number of sweeps
1. W/Cdr Jaroslav Hlaďo DSO DFC 281
2. S/Ldr Otto Smik DFC 200
3. W/Cdr Tomáš Vybíral DSO DFC 196
4. S/Ldr Václav Šlouf DFC 192
5. S/Ldr Jiří Hartman DFC 168

 

Czechoslovak night fighter pilots listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. F/Lt Karel Kuttelwasher DFC & bar 18 1 5
2. S/Ldr Miloslav Mansfeld DSO DFC 8 1/2 + 2 FB 0 1
3. F/O Ladislav Bobek DFC 5 1 3
4. S/Ldr Josef Hanuš DFC 4 0 1
5. W/O Josef Dygrýn DFM 3 0 0
6. F/Lt Josef Adam 2 + 1 FB 1 0
7. S/Ld Vlastimil Veselý DFC 1 1/2 0 2
8. F/Lt Josef Vopalecký 2 0 1
9. - 12. F/Lt Karel Šeda 1 0 0
9. - 12. F/Lt Jan Šerhant 1 0 0
9. - 12. F/O Bedřich Krátkoruký 1 0 0
9. - 12. P/O František Běhal 1 0 0

 

Czechoslovak night fighterradar operators listed by number of victories

  Name Confirmed Probable Damaged
1. F/Lt Slavomil Janáček DFC DFM 8 1/2 + 2 FB 0 1
2. F/O Bohuslav Kovařík DFM 5 1 3
3. W/O Fridolín Gemrot 2 + 1 FB 1 0
4. - 5. F/O Rudolf Husár 2 0 1
4. - 5. P/O Zbyšek Nečas 2 0 1
6. F/O Drahomír Hradský 1 0 0

 

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07/12/2018 10:22

B-24 Liberator Handbook - Volume 2

Added new page for book B-24 Liberator Handbook - Volume 2 I was heloing with.

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15/11/2018 21:33

Talk about Sgt Otakar Janůj

Short info with few photos has been added into section Talks about the talk "Sgt Otakar Janůj, 311 Squadron wireless operator" given at Municipal Library of Prague, Opatov Branch, on 15. 11. 2018  

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05/11/2018 12:48

Invitation to talk on 15.11.2018 added

Invitation to talk on 15.11.2018 in Prague-Opatov library added to main page. Theme - Czechoslovak airmen in the RAF with alignment on 311 Squadron and mostly on Wireless Operator Sgt Otakar Janůj.

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02/11/2018 17:19

Page "Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624" - updated

Page of book Poslední let Wellingtonu T2624 has been updated - added link to Slavičínský zpravodaj where an article about Otakar Jnůj has been published.

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02/11/2018 16:04

Photo appeal page updated

Thanks to help of this website visitors we were able to obtained photos of 3 Czechoslovak airmen whose faces were uknown to us and the list has been shortened. If you can help us with some more photos of airmen from the list please contact us on the...

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