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21. 10 - 10. 12. 1941 - The Tobruk campaign

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The Second world war 1939 - 1945 (6850)

List of witnesses

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Major (ret.) Otakar (Otto) Braun (1920)

born on 20. January 1920 in the family of a small Jewish businessman in Napajedla in the autumn of 1940 he and his brother left in one of the last Jewish transports for the Middle East He was an eyewitness of the sinking of the ship “Patria” – Autumn of 1940 ... arrows 

Erich (Eliahu) Brodavka (1925 - 2011)

born in Ostrava into a mixed Czech-German Jewish family transported to Palestine witnessed the sinking of the Patria ship entered the Czechoslovak Army in Palestine fought at Tobruk and Dunkerque left to Israel with the Czech Military Contingent (1949) a ... arrows 

Otto Deneš (1918 - 2009)

born on 21.8.1918 in a Slovak orthodox Jewish family 1939 left illegally to Palestine fought in the counter-air defence in Tobruk harbour took part in the fights at Dunkerque ... arrows 

PhDr. Charles Ota Heller (1936)

narozen 25. 1. 1936 v Praze jako Ota Karel Heller 1936–1941 žije v Kojeticích u Prahy v rodinném domě 11. 5. 1945 návrat otce z čs. jednotky britské armády v zahraničí 13. 3. 1948 emigrace rodiny do americké zóny v Německu 30. 5. 1948 příjezd lodí do New ... arrows 

Brigadier General (ret.) Josef Hercz (1917 - 2010)

born in hamlet Čalovka in Ergeš village (Trebišov) in Slovakia on August 8, 1917 graduated from school in Košice in 1935 and went to study medicine to Prague returned home, to a newly established Slovak state, after they had closed universities in 1939 joined ... arrows 

Stanislav Hnělička (1922 - 2016)

born 1922 Liberec when he was sixteen he escaped from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia joined the Czechoslovak army fought in the Middle East at Tobruk took part in the siege of Dunkerque after the liberation of Czechoslovakia, served on the ... arrows 

Miloslav Jirsa (1910)

He was born on January 14th, 1910 in Tábor to a family of a tobacco dealer. He worked in the tobacco business, during the 30´s he spent some time in Constantinople. After the German occupation of Czechoslovakia he immigrated to Turkey. He joined the ... arrows 

Otto Klíma (1910 - 2006)

He was born in 1910 in Benešov town in Czech/Jewish family (His original last name was Klein) graduated on the Faculty of law in Prague In April of 1939 decided to go to Palestine He was called up to the 11th Czechoslovak Army infantry troop participated on ... arrows 

Colonel (ret.) Jan Koukol (1912 - 2012)

born December 26, 1912 in the village Helenín near Jihlava in the then Austria-Hungary studied electrical engineering drafted to the 3rd air regiment in Piešťany in Slovakia graduated from the school for non-commissioned officers in Čáslav 1938 – joined the ... arrows 

Colonel (ret.) Miloslav Kratochvíl - Bitton (1919 - 2014)

born in Russia to Czech parents in the 1930s lived in the Slovak-Hungary border region after the occupation helping refugees cross the Hungarian border escaped to Palestine via the Balkans fighting in Syria and Tobruk training in Canada in 1944, became a ... arrows 



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