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About the orders of General Gajda

General Radol Gajda was one of the most decorated members of the Czechoslovak legions in Russia. However, a number of details remain to be clarified regarding his award.

Lieutenant Jan Gayer

Arrived June 4, 1918 and took part in the famous Battle of Lipjag. Here, as the interim commander of the 4th Czechoslovak Rifle Regiment, he personally led the entire regiment in the rain of bullets and around exploding grenades and shrapnel, and with his example he dragged everyone else into an enthusiastic attack. He led and organized the entire event of the 4th Regiment in this battle. The final bayonet attack was led by Lt. Gayer personally at the head of his regiment.






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