Participants of the first Czechoslovak assault course in Scotland (was held from 17.07. till 7.08.1941) within the bounds of the training for special operations. On the right - Jozef Gabčík. London, headquaters of II. Department of National Defense in Porchester Gate, August 1941.
Many of the participants of this training in Scotland recall that they could not avoid getting soaked to the skin in the rainy Scottish terrain. If the weather was not to blame, then it was their instructors who ensured their discomfort.
Karel Svoboda (1912-1982), member of Wolfram group. Warrant Officer Jozef Gabčík and Staff Sergeant Karel Svoboda were chosen to carry out the operation code-named "Anthropoid" on 28 October 1941 (Czechoslovakia's Independence Day). Svoboda was replaced with Jan Kubiš after a head injury during training. Source: Wikipedia
Jaroslav Klemes, the last surviving Czech parachusist. In a recent article he stated that he would do it all again.
Antonín Bartoš, Commander of Group CLAY. The legendary personality of the so-called Third Wave of Operations into the Protectorate in The intelligence gathering of his group and its contact with Britain were a mainstay of Czechoslovak resistance.
Shropshire sisters Lorna and Edna Ellison they could not know that the soldiers they had befriended from a nearby camp were to become assassins hand-picked for one of the most daring missions of the Second World War.
Jaroslav Bublik was a member of Operation Four Square, but the jump never took place because the war had ended by the time training was done. He was a cousin of Josef Bublik, with whom he left with to get to France.