RAF WWII Recognition pictorial manual
P/O František Zabloudil – the RAF No. 311 bombing squadron gunner onboard - used this manual to remember the profiles of their own and enemies’ aircrafts.
Enlisted uniform RAF
The original owner was W/O Oldřich Hlobil.
Sweet French Sky
French air force Armée de l'Air flying leather helmet from the Battle of France. The helmet and its cotton inlay were worn by Josef Šnajdr - the future commander of the RAF No. 311 bombing squadron. These sunglasses were bought by Ladislav Zadrobílek – future RAF fighter – after his escape from Morocco in Casablanca.
1939 pattern RAF Flying Boots
These flying boots were worn during the Battle of Britain by the future commander of the RAF No. 310 squadron and famous Czechoslovak fighter pilot S/L František Weber.
RAF Fighter Pilot Set
1940 RAF Blue flying turtleneck was worn during the Battle of Britain S/L Otmar Kučera DFC. He was wearing this turtleneck during his first shut down – at that time he was with the legendary "Treble one" No. 111 squadron in Scotland; the RAF 1932 pattern life vest; the C type helmet "Early pattern"; G type Oxygen mask and Mk. VIII Goggles.
RAF First Aid Kit
The owner of this first aid kit was a pilot in training AC2 Josef Jandourek. It contained morphia ampoules, surgical gloves.
RAF Underwear and Knee-socks
The original owner was S/L Otmar Kučera DFC.
RAF Escape Pack for K type Dinghy
This pack with K type Dinghy boat inside was long with a parachute pack a part of RAF’s pilots’ equipment of their aircrafts.
RAF Mk. III D Navigation Computer
F/O Miroslav Laštůvka – navigator of the RAF No. 311 bombing squadron used this navigation computer during the air-raids against Germany. It is a rare item for its authentic navigation notes.
RAF Gun Holster with Ammunition Pouch
It is signed by its famous owner – member of the RAF No. 68 night squadron, the night fighter ace F/Lt. Ladislav Bobek DFC.