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Czechoslovak military units in the USSR (1942 - 1945)
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Dedication

The Web page of "Czechoslovak military units in the USSR (1942-1945)" is dedicated to my grand-father and to all brave men and women, who fought and bled for freedom and independence of Czechoslovakia.

Michal Gelbič (1945) - © Michal GelbičMichal Gelbič
[08.08.1920 - 16.05.1994]
1st Czechoslovak army corps
1st Czechoslovak independent engineering battalion
1st company

Grand-father's most valuable awards:
  • Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy"
  • Czechoslovak war cross from 1939
  • Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy"
  • Medal for Combat Service /USSR/
  • Badge "Excellent engineer" /USSR/
  • Czechoslovak war cross from 1939
  • Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade)
  • Medal for the Victory over Germany /USSR/
  • Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad
  • Medal for the Liberation of Prague /USSR/
  • Commemorative medal of the Battle of Dukla Pass

  • Nominated for higher award "Order of Glory" (3rd grade) /USSR/
  • Nominated for Medal for Courage /USSR/

Michal Gelbič (06.10.1944, Czechoslovak borders) - © Museum Hrabyně
Grandfather catched in documentary movie (06.10.1944, Czechoslovak borders)


Contact

Any questions, reminders or comments, than e-mail me (in English or Russian): michal.gelbic(@)seznam.cz


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