Tuesday, 1 March 2011

colour wartime videos of Czech Spitfires

Rare, original coloured home movie from 1942/43 featuring 310(cz). squadron, 312 (cz). squadron and 313(cz). sq. First shots with flags is from Exeter airfield. In CZ. squadrons (1940/45) were also pilots from another nations: 46 british (Best: J.J. Jefferies-Latimer 6 victories), 18 Jewish pilots (Best: O.Smik 10 victories), 3 Canadians, 1 American, 1 Irish and 1 Polish pilot and 5-10% of Slovakians (best J.K.Ambruš 2 victories). The best Czech pilot in a Czech squadron was A.Vašátko 15 victories.



















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