Czech news announcing the arrival of Heydrich as Deputy Reichsprotektor

Czech news announcing the arrival of Heydrich as Deputy Reichsprotektor

Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík./// killers of a "Real Nazi" mass murderer.

Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík./// killers of a "Real Nazi" mass murderer.

1942 - Reinhard Heydrich, brutal Nazi governor, has died of his infected wounds 6 days after Czech assassins blew up his car pic.twitter.com/qjPnf1oVyL

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1942 - Reinhard Heydrich, brutal Nazi governor, has died of his infected wounds 6 days after Czech assassins blew up his car. Good - hope the bastard suffered!

Sergeant Jan Hrubý ("Bioscop" group) ended his life with a shot from his 9 mm Browning  pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Sergeant Jan Hrubý ("Bioscop" group) ended his life with a shot from his 9 mm Browning pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Sergeant Jan Hrubý ("Bioscop" group) ended his life with a shot from his 9 mm Browning  pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Sergeant Jan Hrubý ("Bioscop" group) ended his life with a shot from his 9 mm Browning pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

The gestapo cars near the orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius. (Archiv badatele Jaroslava Čvančary)

The gestapo cars near the orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius.

The Nazis had decided that they try to drive out the defenders of the crypt by streams of water from fire hoses.

The Nazis had decided that they try to drive out the defenders of the crypt by streams of water from fire hoses.

Adolf Opálka, "Out Distance" group. Finding himself in a hopeless situation with a shattered-bone fracture in his right arm, First  Lieutenant Adolf Opálka took poison and simultaneously ended his life with a pistol shot to  the left temple. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Adolf Opálka, "Out Distance" group. Finding himself in a hopeless situation with a shattered-bone fracture in his right arm, First Lieutenant Adolf Opálka took poison and simultaneously ended his life with a pistol shot to the left temple. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

The Germans called the Prague fire dept to pump water and tear gas into the crypt - it took the 600 crack SS squad to neutralize the attack

The Germans called the Prague fire dept to pump water and tear gas into the crypt - it took the 600 crack SS squad to neutralize the attack

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He attended Cornell University for one year in where he joined the Rotc.

Gabčíkův Sten gun na místě atentátu.  Autor snímku: repro z knihy Jaroslav Čvančara: Heydrich. Gallery, Praha 2011. Sten gun of Jozef Gabčík at the place of the assassination.

Gabčíkův Sten gun na místě atentátu. Autor snímku: repro z knihy Jaroslav Čvančara: Heydrich. Gallery, Praha 2011. Sten gun of Jozef Gabčík at the place of the assassination.

Identifikace parašutistů před kostelem.  Archiv badatele Jaroslava Čvančary. Identification of dead paratroopers in front of the church. On the pavement there are bodies of Adolf Opálka and Josef Valčík. The young man in civilian clothes (in the middle) standing between lying bodies is betrayer Karel Čurda.

Identification of dead Allied paratroopers in front of the church. On the pavement there are bodies of Adolf Opálka and Josef Valčík. The young man in civilian clothes (in the middle) standing between lying bodies is betrayer Karel Čurda.

Butcher shop, in which Jozef Gabčík tried to hide after the assassination of Heydrich. Brauner, owner of the shop  (he was a German and had Gestapo man kinsman) immediately betrayed shelter of Gabčík to Heydrich's driver Johannes Klein, who pursued him. Exchange of fire began. Klein was wounded, Gabčík escaped.

Butcher shop, in which Jozef Gabčík tried to hide after the assassination of Heydrich. Brauner, owner of the shop (he was a German and had Gestapo man kinsman) immediately betrayed shelter of Gabčík to Heydrich's driver Johannes Klein, who pursued him. Exchange of fire began. Klein was wounded, Gabčík escaped.

Sergeant Cadet Josef Bublík ("Bioscop" group), wounded by many fragments, ended his life with a bullet from  his own pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al. But I think the postmortem photo represents Jozef Gabčík.

Sergeant Cadet Josef Bublík ("Bioscop" group), wounded by many fragments, ended his life with a bullet from his own pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al. But I think the postmortem photo represents Jozef Gabčík.

The Germans tried to drive out paratroopers from the crypt by tear gas, headlights (the paratroopers shot all headlights).

The Germans tried to drive out paratroopers from the crypt by tear gas, headlights (the paratroopers shot all headlights).

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