"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…

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

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

Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík, Porchester Gate, 1941

Jan Kubiš and Josef Gabčík, Porchester Gate, 1941

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 and Jozef Gabcik, Heroes of Operation Anthropoid to kill Reinhard Heydrich

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

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.

Operace Lidoop ve Vojenském muzeu v Praze

Hrdinové z kostela

The parachutists involved in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.all killed on the same day betrayed by a comrade.

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

Staff Sergeant Jaroslav Švarc took poison and simultaneously ended his life  with a shot from his pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Staff Sergeant Jaroslav Švarc took poison and simultaneously ended his life with a shot from his pistol. Source: "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

Ján Bačík, who trained with Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík. He was to be a member of Operation Out-Distance, but he broke his leg and was replaced with the traitor Čurda.

Ján Bačík, who trained with Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík. He was to be a member of Operation Out-Distance, but he broke his leg and was replaced with the traitor Čurda.

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

Photo from "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

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.

Edvard Beneš and Winston Churchill

Edvard Beneš and Winston Churchill

Jozef Gabčík (8 April 1912 – 18 June 1942) was a Slovak soldier in the Czechoslovak army involved in Operation Anthropoid, the assassination of acting Reichsprotektor (Reich-Protector) of Bohemia and Moravia, SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich.

Jozef Gabčík 8 April 1912 – 18 June was a Slovak soldier in the Czechoslovak army involved in Operation Anthropoid, the assassination of acting Reichsprotektor (Reich-Protector) of Bohemia and Moravia, SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich.

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