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Staff Sergeants Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik in London in December 1941 before their flight on Operation ANTHROPOID This Day in History: Operation Anthropoid http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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Josef Gabcik and Jan Kubis ... Czech heroes who opened the gates of Hell to Heydrich

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Alois Kubiš (b.1932) is a distant relative of Jan Kubiš. He was forced to identify Heydrich's assassins when he was shown their severed heads in glass containers (he never seen Jan Kubiš before). After this, he was briefly interned in Terezín and then for half a year in Masaryk's Institute in Prague, where Germans conducted tests with vaccines on him and other children.

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"Czechoslovak soldiers being inspected by a British general. Jan Kubis -1st row, to the left of the British general- and Josef Gabcik -1st row, to the general's right."

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Czech pride in Jan Kubis, killer of Reinhard Heydrich

People in the Czech Republic are marking the seventieth anniversary of the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, one of the most senior figures in Germany's Third Reich.

Death in Prague (3). Jan Kubis, second lead member of the "Operation Anthropoid" parachutist team sent to assasinate Heydrich.

Family of Jan Kubiš. His mother Kristýna (she died when he was six years old) with sister Františka, grandmother with brother Jaroslav, Jan - on the left, brother Rudolf - on the right.

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Two Czechoslovak soldiers - Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik, trained in Britain - parachute into the Protectorate and fatally wounded the Reichsprotektor on 27th May 1942, as his car drove through Prague.

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Jan Kubiš. Photo from "Assassination" by Michal Burian et al.

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