Czechoslovak soldier Jan Hrubý, who died in the fight with German troops in the crypt of the church of St. Cyril and Methodius in Prague on 18th June 1942, posing with black cat.

Czechoslovak soldier Jan Hrubý, who died in the fight with German troops in the crypt of the church of St. Cyril and Methodius in Prague on June posing with black cat.

Playing cards found in the crypt of Sts. Cyril & Methodius after the battle of 18 June 1942.

Playing cards found in the crypt of Sts. Cyril & Methodius after the battle of 18 June

Posters a reward for information on the perpetrators This Day in History: Operation Anthropoid http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Posters a reward for information on the perpetrators

The shoe of Josef Bublík, detroyed by grenade fragments in the crypt of Sts. Cyril and Methodius on 18 June 1942.

The shoe of Josef Bublík, detroyed by grenade fragments in the crypt of Sts. Cyril and Methodius on 18 June

Stejné oblečení, rozdílný osud. Z Václava Kindla (vlevo) se stal konfident, Ivan Kolařík si vzal v bezvýchodné situaci život.

Ivan Kolařík (Operation Out Distance)

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.

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.

Alfred Bartoš na dosud málo známém portretním snímku krátce po zahájení prvního školního roku v akademii. (foto: VHA Praha) zdroj: https://www.facebook.com/LibusevolaLondyn/?fref=ts

Alfred Bartoš na dosud málo známém portretním snímku krátce po zahájení prvního školního roku v akademii. (foto: VHA Praha) zdroj: https://www.facebook.com/LibusevolaLondyn/?fref=ts

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.

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.

Sergeant Jan Hrubý

Sergeant Jan Hrubý

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

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.

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 1944. The intelligence gathering of his group and its contact with Britain were a mainstay of Czechoslovak resistance.

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.

The Ellison family and Jan Kubis

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.

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.

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