Vlastimil (Aťa) Moravec. Aťa and his father Alois were executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Aťa and his father Alois were executed in Mauthausen on October Part of the resistance network that aided Operation Anthropoid, Ata's mother escaped Nazi arrest by asking to use the bathroom, where she bit down on a cyanide pill.

Vlastimil (Aťa) Moravec. Photo from: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Vlastimil (Aťa) Moravec. Photo from: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Františka Zelenková, wife of Jan Zelenka. She was executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Františka Zelenková, wife of Jan Zelenka. She was executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Vladimír Petřek. It seems that photo was taken after his arrest. During the battle in the church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius the Germans used priest Vladimír Petřek as human shield. Source: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Vladimír Petřek. It seems that photo was taken after his arrest. During the battle in the church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius the Germans used priest Vladimír Petřek as human shield. Source: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Marie Kovárníková and her sister Ludmila received information about Heydrich's daily routine for future assassins. She had close relationship with Jan Kubiš. Both sisters were executed in Mauthausen. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Marie Kovárníková and her sister Ludmila received information about Heydrich's daily routine for future assassins. She had close relationship with Jan Kubiš. Both sisters were executed in Mauthausen. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Rodina Novákových. Family of Novák, members of resistance, executed by Nazis in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942 (except oldest daughter - in the middle - she was married to German).

Family of Novák, members of resistance, executed by Nazis in Mauthausen on October 1942 (except oldest daughter - in the middle - she was married to German).

Rela Fafková (30.7.1920 - 24.10.1942), older sister of Liboslava Fafková. From memoires of her former school teacher Josef Ogoun, member of Czech resistance, who came through the German occupation, Rela was "gentle and faithful servant of national patriotic rights". Photo from http://www.ustrcr.cz/data/pdf/pamet-dejiny/pad1202/033-047.pdf

Rela Fafková (30.7.1920 - 24.10.1942), older sister of Liboslava Fafková. From memoires of her former school teacher Josef Ogoun, member of Czech resistance, who came through the German occupation, Rela was "gentle and faithful servant of national patriotic rights". Photo from http://www.ustrcr.cz/data/pdf/pamet-dejiny/pad1202/033-047.pdf

Family of Moravec. The apartment of the Moravec family was the paratroopers’ main Prague sanctuary. Marie Moravcová was able to obtain aid for the paratroopers through  former colleagues from the Volunteer Sisters of the Czech Red Cross. She committed suicide during her arrest by the Gestapo on June 17, 1942. Vlastimil, nicknamed Aťa (on the left); Miroslav (on the right) fought as a pilot in Britain, he died on June 7, 1944 in a plane crash. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Před 70 lety padli hrdinové, kteří provedli atentát na Heydricha

Jan Milíč Zelenka, son of famous resistance fighter Jan Zelenka. Source: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Jan Milíč Zelenka, son of famous resistance fighter Jan Zelenka. Source: http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Another photograph of Anna Malinová. She was arrested by Gestapo on June 26, 1942. Foto: Rodinný archiv Aleny Voštové

Another photograph of Anna Malinová. She was arrested by Gestapo on June Foto: Rodinný archiv Aleny Voštové

Hana Krupková, 1944-45. FOTO: archív Jaroslava Čvančary

Hana Krupková, 1944-45. FOTO: archív Jaroslava Čvančary

Widowed Anna Malinová. Foto: Rodinný archiv Aleny Voštové

Foto: Anna Malinová na archivních snímcích

Marie Rútová se synem Jiřím...  Růtovi byli vystaveni brutálním výslechům. Václavu Růtovi jako jejich prvnímu ubytovateli byly po preparaci hlav parašutistů předloženy k identifikaci hlavy Jana Kubiše a Josefa Gabčíka. Růta  ubytoval Strnada a Vyskočila od 31. 12. 1941 do 5. 1. 1942. Opětovně rozpoznal v obou hlavách mrtvol číslo 3 a 6 osoby, které u něho byly. Všichni tři i s manželem Václavem byli popraveni v bunkru koncentračního tábora Mauthausen 24. října 1942.

Marie Rútová se synem Jiřím... Růtovi byli vystaveni brutálním výslechům. Václavu Růtovi jako jejich prvnímu ubytovateli byly po preparaci hlav parašutistů předloženy k identifikaci hlavy Jana Kubiše a Josefa Gabčíka. Růta ubytoval Strnada a Vyskočila od 31. 12. 1941 do 5. 1. 1942. Opětovně rozpoznal v obou hlavách mrtvol číslo 3 a 6 osoby, které u něho byly. Všichni tři i s manželem Václavem byli popraveni v bunkru koncentračního tábora Mauthausen 24. října 1942.

Oldřich Pechal in England. On his left is Adolf Opálka, and in front is Josef Střibrny, of Lidice.

Oldřich Pechal in England. On his left is Adolf Opálka, and in front is Josef Střibrny, of Lidice.

The paratroopers often slept in the flat of Emanuela and Václav Khodl in what is Kolbenova Street today, in the Vysočany District of Prague. The entire family, including son Václav (first from left), were executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al. The girl in the photo is fiancée of young Václav Khodl. She died of natural death in 1943.

The paratroopers often slept in the flat of Emanuela and Václav Khodl in what is Kolbenova Street today, in the Vysočany District of Prague. The entire family, including son Václav (first from left), were executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al. The girl in the photo is fiancée of young Václav Khodl. She died of natural death in 1943.

Ludmila Soukupová-Kovárníková. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Ludmila Soukupová-Kovárníková. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

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