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20. 7. 1936 - 1. 9. 1939 - civil war in Spain

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The Second world war 1939 - 1945 (6850)

List of witnesses

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Karel Dufek (1916)

as a student of medicine, he joined the International Brigades fighting alongside the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War after the Brigades´ withdrawal he left for France where he was interned fought in the Czechoslovak Foreign Army in France after France’s ... arrows 

Staša Fleischmannová (1919)

born 24 September 1919 in Prague twin sister Olga father Rudolf Jílovský (1890-1954) a cabaretier, singer, later a publishing editor mother Staša Jílovská (1898-1955) a translator, journalist, editor family friends incl. F. Peroutka, M. Jesenská, A. ... arrows 

Vojtěch Gregor (1918)

born 1918 into a Jewish family grew up and completed grammar school in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia studied chemistry in Prague, returned to Slovakia in 1939 sympathised with the Freethought movement 1940, arrested for resistance activity, placed in ... arrows 

Vladimír Nekvasil (1944)

Vladimír Nekvasil was born on 20 April, 1944, he remembers his father, a member of the international brigades in Spain Miloš Nekvasil was born on 2 January, 1910, in the family of a carpenter from Tábor the family was leftist studied at a secondary school in ... arrows 

Vladislav Opočenský (1921 - 2013)

Born on the 22nd of October 1921 in Boratín, near Luck, Volhynia. Experienced the Soviet occupation of Volhynia in 1939. Witnessed the massacre of Jews in the Luck ghetto during the Nazi occupation. In 1944 joined Svoboda's Army. Fought at Dukla and during ... arrows 

Karel Šling (1945) video clip available

born 29 April 1945 in London March 1946, his mother was repatriated from England to Czechoslovakia his father Otto Sling, a regional secretary of the Communist Party in Brno, was executed by the Communists in 1952 from 1951, kept in various children’s homes: ... arrows 

František Švrček (1912 - 2008)

Born on the 12th of August 1912. Spanish International Brigades, first as infantry, later as air defence. After the disbanding of the International Brigades held in a prison camp in France, after the start of WW2 joined the Czechoslovak Foreign Army, fought in ... arrows 

Milan Uhde (1936)

born on July 28, 1936 in Brno elementary school, life in the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia persecution of his mother for her Jewish origin, death of his grandparents in a concentration camp 1950s – inherently in agreement with the communist regime year ... arrows 

Captain Adolf Vodička (1913 - 2012)

as a non-soldier he volunteered in the International Republican Brigades during the Spanish Civil War in WWII fought in the Czechoslovak Forces in France; after the defeat of France (June 1940) left to Great Britain spent the rest of the War as a civilian, ... arrows 

Václav Žďárský (1951) video clip available

born November 26, 1951 in Vrchlabí his father was a pastor in the Czechoslovak Hussite Church for many years since he was prohibited from studying further, he began working in a chemical factory where he then stayed for 22 years published several collections of ... arrows 



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