Former Czechoslovak RAF pilots remember fallen colleagues

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There was a minute's silence on Friday at the military airbase in the eastern town of Namest nad Oslavou to remember Czech and Slovak airmen who died serving in the Royal Air Force's 311 Bomber Squadron during World War Two. The 311 squadron was the second of three Czechoslovak squadrons established in Britain during the war, and served mainly over France. The event was held to mark the squadron's 60th anniversary and was attended by a number of veterans. Among them was Petr Uruba, and earlier today my colleague Rob Cameron spoke to him by phone. He began by asking him how he managed to escape to Britain in the first place.