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Object ID

2012.1.574

Object Name

Broadside

Date

6-22-1942

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Description

Red poster with Nazi eagle and Swastika on top. Includes two sections of text in German and Polish.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Rare broadside poster made of red-colored, very thin paper, Prague. The poster announced the shooting deaths of four men connected to the assassination of SS General and "Protector" of Czechoslovakia Reinhard Heydrich. Czech partisans trained by Britain's Special Operations Executive mortally wounded Heydrich in Prague on May 27, 1942, assaulting his automobile. The broadside noted the summary court martial of Prague had sentenced Siba Ladislav, Fousek Karel, Kosal Josef and Krupicka Frantisek to death by shooting on June 20 and 22, 1942, for their connections to the assassins.

Dimensions

20 x 25"

Keywords

Prague, Protector of Czechoslovakia, Czechoslovakia, Britain, Britain's Special Operations Executive, Death, Convicted, Reinhard Heydrich, Siba Ladislav, Fousek Karel, Kosal Josef, Krupicka Frantisek

Broadside Announcing Czechoslovakian Death Sentence for Siba Ladislav, Fousek Karel, Kosal Josef, and Krupicka Frantisek for Killing Reinhard Heydrich

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