During his visit to the UK, Prime Minister Robert Fico honoured the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who died during the Battle of Britain, by laying a wreath at the respective war memorial in London on June 12.
The pilots, members of the Royal Air Force, were involved in defending Britain against German attacks that were meant to lead up to the invasion of the Britain.
The memorial, which features scenes of RAF fighter pilots and the blueprints of the famous Hurricane and Spitfire fighter planes, was unveiled by Prince Charles in 2005. At that time, Britain commemorated the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Britain along with living pilots.
13. Jun 2007 at 11:42