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armádní generál Tomáš Sedláček (1918 - 2012)

Freedom does not come without sacrifices. No one can give you the guarantee that some dumb head would not come and brain wash the people

Tomáš Sedláček was born on January 8th in 1918 in Vienna, he spent his childhood in Spa Toušeň. Studied Military Academy in Hranice in Moravia. Already in 1938 he served as a lieutenant in the Hradec Kralove garrison. In 1940 he escaped through the so called „Balkan" road to France, later he was evacuated to England where he had gone through paratrooper training. In 1944, on the order of the Czech Ministry of National Defense, he was transferred to the eastern front - to Dukla and afterwards to the rear of the enemy to assist on the side of the Slovakian national uprising. After the war he had been active as a Professor at the Military Academy in Prague. In 1951 the late Major Sedláček was detained on account of an alleged conspiracy. He was tortured in the ill-known Little House in the Kapucínská Street in Prague. For nine days and nights Tomáš Sedláček was kept from sleeping, he was forced to walk all that time in the solitary cell. He was convicted to life imprisonment; he had been ...arrows 

Interrogation and my motto "Persist!"

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born 16 May 1956 in Zlín (then called Gottwaldov) one of the founders of the Society of Friends of the USA (SPUSA) one of the spokesmen of SPUSA did the editing and ... arrows 


Jiří Chadima (1923)

6 June 1923, born in Bartolomějská Street in Prague during World War I, his father joined the Czechoslovak Legions 1938, his father was put into active reserve, but remained ... arrows 


Krzysztof Jaxa-Rožen (1936)

born 4 August 1936 in Warsaw 1940, his grandfathers died in Katyně under the hands of the NKVD his father was an officer in the Polish people’s army 1944, survived the ... arrows 


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