Operation Anthropoid 1942

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the plan to assassinate Nazi Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in 1942.Many called Heydrich The Hangman of Prague. Heydrich had been installed as Acting Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. Two soldiers from the Czechoslovak Army based in Britain were assigned to Operation Anthropoid. Josef Gabcik from what is now Slovakia, and Jan Kubis from what is now the Czech Republic, were Warrant Officers as well as being great friends.
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Prague, St.Cyril and Methodius orthodox church. On the gallery railing are still visible traces of German bullets.

Prague, St.Cyril and Methodius orthodox church. On the gallery railing are still visible traces of German bullets.

Portraits of Anthropoid group members - Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík - in the exhibition "Faces of courage"

Portraits of Anthropoid group members - Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík - in the exhibition "Faces of courage"

Czech pride in Jan Kubis, killer of Reinhard Heydrich

Czech pride in Jan Kubis, killer of Reinhard Heydrich

Hrdinové z kostela

Hrdinové z kostela

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Fotogalerie: Nejznámější portréty národních hrdinů. Gabčík byl údernější a fyzicky zdatný,...

Fotogalerie: Nejznámější portréty národních hrdinů. Gabčík byl údernější a fyzicky zdatný,...

National Monument to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror (Národní památník hrdinů heydrichiády)

National Monument to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror (Národní památník hrdinů heydrichiády)

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the plan to assassinate Nazi Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in 1942.

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the plan to assassinate Nazi Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in 1942.

Heydrich, Reinhard Tristan Eugen, born on 07-03-1904 in Halle an der Saale, to composer Richard Bruno Heydrich and his wife Elisabeth Anna Maria Amalia Kranz, who got three chidren. Marie born in 1901, Reinhard born 1904 and Heinz Siegfried, born 1905.

Heydrich, Reinhard Tristan Eugen, born on 07-03-1904 in Halle an der Saale, to composer Richard Bruno Heydrich and his wife Elisabeth Anna Maria Amalia Kranz, who got three chidren. Marie born in 1901, Reinhard born 1904 and Heinz Siegfried, born 1905.

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