Airdrops during WW II
Airborne operations czechoslovak paratroopers in the area of Svitavy and Podorlická hills.
Detailed description of individual operations from 16 April 1941 to 22 March 1945.
Josef Černota was not only one of the best soldiers in our foreign army, but also one of the founders of the Czechoslovak airborne army.
The text of a lecture given on 30 May 2012 at a conference on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of this turning point in the historical event, organized by the Writers' Association in the Municipal Library in Prague. A brief evaluation can also be found at https://samanovodoupe.blogspot.cz/2012/06/cesti-umelci-za-okupace.html
Training centers for members of Special Group D
There were only hours left until the end of the uprising. Banská Bystrica was reminiscent of a city in danger of extinction in the coming hours. An endless stream of people rolled out of the city. Terrible chaos reigned everywhere. Pubs literally drank alcohol for life. It was as if Judgment Day was approaching. The bank was looted. The guerrillas took all the money a long time ago.