Color slides of war workers

When talking about the war workers who were the backbone of America’s war industry, most of us think only of the We Can Do It! poster which I wrote about in the previous post. But what did these women (appearing in many war films) actually look like and what should we imagine under this term today. … Read more

Turbolet returns home

On Saturday, an event called Sixties with the Technical Museum took place in Brno, organized for the round 60th birthday of this institution. A rich program was prepared for visitors throughout the day, supplemented by sightseeing tours by historic public transport cars. Not only historical cars or presentations of the Brno Police History Club were … Read more

Reborn swallow

After yesterday, the Military History Institute can be proud of another completely renovated aircraft. One of its largest exhibits, the Avia Av-14 transport aircraft, was ceremoniously returned to the exposition of the Aviation Museum in Kbely. VHÚ acquired this machine for its collections on 5. December 1975, so the handover took place symbolically on the … Read more

Air is our sea

In the Třebíč chateau with the adjoining basilica of St. Prokop was recently opened an exhibition entitled Air is our sea-100 years of aviation in the Třebíč region. Outdoors was a beautiful weather and, moreover, a national holiday, I did not resist and visited this exposition. Every visitor learns not only about the diverse military … Read more