The Gestapo were told enough to lead them to the pre-war residences of Lt. Horák and Lt. Stříbrný – in Lidice. ‘Enhanced interrogation techniques’, then, as now, make people lie; you would say anything to end the pain. Although it soon became evident that this was a false lead, the fate of Lidice had been decided. And Anna Maruščáková and Václav Říha were executed in Mauthausen on October 24, 1942.
Anna Malinová with her daughter. Like her friend Marie Kovárníková, she helped the paratroopers. She was widow and was, allegedly, in relationship with Jozef Gabčík. Anna sheltered him at her home after the assassination till his shelter in the crypt. She was executed in Mauthausen