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
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
Born Czechoslovakia around 1924 to 1927. Survived Auschwitz though most of her family did not. 1955-60 she studied at Hornsey School of Art.
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
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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Started: 23/1/1909, 111 years ago
Event, Tragedy, Law
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