Czechoslovak army during WW2

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"Your Czechoslovak Ally" -- Propaganda poster of Czechoslovak exile government in London. Poster showing Czechoslovak exile military unit to British. Poster from exhibition of the Slovak National Museum in Bratislava, commemorating the assassination of Heydrich. The portrait of a soldier used as a main theme of the poster is Sergeant 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.

"Your Czechoslovak Ally" -- Propaganda poster of Czechoslovak exile government in London. Poster showing Czechoslovak exile military unit to British. Poster from exhibition of the Slovak National Museum in Bratislava, commemorating the assassination of Heydrich. The portrait of a soldier used as a main theme of the poster is Sergeant 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.

Eighteen-year-old Jan Kubiš - assassin of Heydrich.   What a WW2 hero !

Eighteen-year-old Jan Kubiš - assassin of Heydrich. What a WW2 hero !

Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík, Porchester Gate, 1941

Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík, Porchester Gate, 1941

Josef Valčík - died today 72 years ago ... 18th June 1942 remembered and honoured for your bravery.

Josef Valčík - died today 72 years ago ... 18th June 1942 remembered and honoured for your bravery.

Josef Gabčík at the end of the battle in the crypt, from a sketch by Zdenka Landová.

Josef Gabčík at the end of the battle in the crypt, from a sketch by Zdenka Landová.

Bloody shirt of Jan Kubiš, in which he died of severe injuries. Military museum in Prague.

Bloody shirt of Jan Kubiš, in which he died of severe injuries. Military museum in Prague.

Jan Kubis + Jozef Gabcik  . . . 72 years ago today ie 18th June 1942 you brave two paid the ultimate sacrifice for the fight against the most evil regime in history.   Thank you brave ones - you are remembered and honoured.

Jan Kubis + Jozef Gabcik . . . 72 years ago today ie 18th June 1942 you brave two paid the ultimate sacrifice for the fight against the most evil regime in history. Thank you brave ones - you are remembered and honoured.

Dr. Milada Frantová (ophthalmologist) treated wounded Jan Kubiš (splinters of his antitank bomb injured his face)  . She was executed in Mauthausen. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

Dr. Milada Frantová (ophthalmologist) treated wounded Jan Kubiš (splinters of his antitank bomb injured his face) . She was executed in Mauthausen. Photo from http://www.ceskatelevize.cz/porady/10350893065-heydrich-konecne-reseni

The orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Prague - after the battle. (AUTOR: OSOBNÍ ARCHIV EDUARDA STEHLÍKA)

The orthodox church of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Prague - after the battle. (AUTOR: OSOBNÍ ARCHIV EDUARDA STEHLÍKA)

Jan Kubiš. Photo from "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Jan Kubiš. Photo from "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

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