Bohemia, Czechoslovakia and Czechia (CZK)
Did the Czech communists and United States diplomacy already know the intentions of the Soviet Union in the winter of 1939?
Most of the biographies of the participants of the World War 2 is dedicated to personalities of foreign and domestic resistance. However, it is generally forgotten that soldiers and members of other armed forces deployed their lives and health long before the official outbreak of war. One of them was my grandfather Stanislav Kuča.
The national flag celebrates its 100th birthday. In the 100 years of its existence, it has "experienced" a lot. It used to be solemnly erected, proudly flowing, and used to be triggered with sadness and tears. As a symbol of victory, it swept over many battlefields of World War II, it fluttered as a symbol of defiance in 1968. Today, fortunately, it no longer has to fly in such turbulent events; Everyone is waving the national flag on hockey. But how many of us know anything about its true history?
Czechoslovak deserters and prisoners in Vietnamese prisoner of war camps 1949-1951.
Report of Division General Ing. Alois Vicherk on the events from the Czechoslovak mobilization to March 4, 1941
Unknown archival document in the light of the facts.
Difficulty with the publication On the Western Front and the subsequent reaction of soldiers from the West.
In July 1946, I got with my team, which I commanded, into a trap set for us by Vietnamese guerrillas. I fought from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., and only when I saw that I had lost four people did I give the order to retreat. I received a war cross for this activity.
Sergeant-chef František Vaňhara, April 7, 1951