Nazi bigwig Reinhard Heydrich, Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia, was assassinated 70 years ago by two Czech patriots, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, who parachuted into Czechoslovakia to do the deed. Sadly, Gabcik and Kubis met their deaths when they were cornered by the SS in Prague in the Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius. #WWII
Painting by John Shaw. Band of Brothers -Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks - is a ten-part, television World War II miniseries, originally produced and broadcast in based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 book of the same title.
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.