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Operation Anthropoid

Operation Anthropoid

The code name for the assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei, Reinhard Heydrich. This was the only only targeted killing of a top-ranking Nazi.  The operation was carried out...

Event, Execution, Czechoslovakia

1 memorial

Franta Belsky

Franta Belsky

Born Czechoslovakia as Frantisek Belsky. Fled twice, to escape the Nazis and then the Communists. Ornamental Passions we learn that all Belsky's sculptures contain an empty Guinness bottle, the day...

Person, Sculpture, Czechoslovakia

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Naomi Blake

Naomi Blake

Born Czechoslovakia around 1924 to 1927. Survived Auschwitz. 1955 found her at art school in London.

Person, Sculpture, Czechoslovakia

1 memorial

Casanova

Casanova

Adventurer and author. Born Venice. First came to London in 1763. Father to two of Teresa Cornelys's children. Died in Bohemia.

Person, Seriously Famous, Literature, Czechoslovakia, Italy

1 memorial

Czechoslovak Air Force Association

Czechoslovak Air Force Association

When Czechoslovakia was occupied by the Nazis, more than two thousand Czech airmen joined the Royal Air Force to fight the Germans, and many took part in the Battle of Britain.

Group, Armed Forces, Aviation, Community / Clubs, Czechoslovakia

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