67th Anniversary of Operation Anthropoid - A Memorial is Finally Erected

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    Today it is precisely 67 years since a Czech special forces commando assasinated the number two man of the Third Reich, Reinhard Heydrich, an acting "protector" of then-German occupied Bohemia and Moravia...

    Operation Anthropoid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Only 67 years after that, the city of Prague puts up a visible memorial of one of WWII's most important turning points... Assassins of leading Nazi Heydrich finally honoured with Prague statue - 27-05-2009 14:16 UTC - Radio Prague

    V Ě R N I Z Ů S T A N E M E !
     
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    And about time too!
    I remember the movie about this years ago, the titl of which I can't remember! Whether or not it was accurate, I thought it was well done, and very moving.
     
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    Thanks Pisis.
     
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    Thanks for sharing David. Good to see they finally have got the recognition they deserve.
     
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    Best on time, but better late than never! :salute:
     
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    "Operation Daybreak" Terry. It's great to see these heroes remembered.
     
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