Karel Čurda, member of Out Distance group. He betrayed Heydrich's assassins, family of Moravec and other members of Czech resistance. Gestapo of Prague used him later as an agent-provocateur. After the war, Čurda was captured and hanged for treason at Pankrác Prison on April 29, 1947.

Karel Čurda, Czechoslovak paratrooper, member of Out Distance group (Czech resistance group). He betrayed Heydrich's assassins and many members of Czech resistance. After the war, Čurda was captured and hanged for treason at Pankrác Prison on April

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.

Window of Baťa shop in Wenceslas Square, Prague, where the Nazis after the assassination exposed the personal belongings of assassins. Inscription on the right: "10,000.000 koruns of rewarding for news leading to capture of the assassins. Who knows belongings displayed here?"

Window of Baťa shop in Wenceslas Square, Prague, where the Nazis after the assassination exposed the personal belongings of assassins. Inscription on the right: "10,000.000 koruns of rewarding for news leading to capture of the assassins. Who knows belongings displayed here?"

Prague - SS-Obersturmbannführer des SD Horst Böhme (links), Reinhard Heydrich (Mitte) und SS Gruppenführer und Staatssekretär Karl-Hermann Frank (rechts), September 1941

Reinhard Heydrich with State Secretary Karl Hermann Frank (right) and Head of SiPo and SD in the Protectorate Horst Böhme (left) in Prague, late September

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 Gabcik documents photo This Day in History: Operation Anthropoid http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Josef Gabcik documents photo This Day in History: Operation Anthropoid http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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The church of St. Cyril and Methodius on 28 Sept. 1947. First on the left if Maj. Jaromír Nechansky, commander of Operaton Platinum-Pewter, was executed by the communists in 1950.

The church of St. Cyril and Methodius on 28 Sept. First on the left if Maj. Jaromír Nechansky, commander of Operaton Platinum-Pewter, was executed by the communists in

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.

Today marks the anniversary of WWII Operation #Anthropoid, the order to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the third highest ranking Nazi commander after Himmler and Hitler himself. See the story brought to life, coming to theaters on August 12, 2016.

Today marks the anniversary of WWII Operation the order to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the third highest ranking Nazi commander after Himmler and Hitler himself. See the story brought to life, coming to theaters on August

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