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Czechoslovak military units in the USSR (1942 - 1945)
Personages and heroes


The introduction in this section would be deserved by almost all participants of the Eastern resistance. But unfortunately it is not technically possible, so I only mention some of them.

Hall of Fame with names of 11 695 heroes of the USSR on the Poklona mount in Moscow [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Hall of Fame with names of 11 695 heroes of the USSR on the Poklona mount in Moscow
© Michal Gelbič (2006)


Josef Buršík
[11.09.1911 - 30.06.2002]

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Awards:
Gold Star of a "Hero of the Soviet Union", Order of Lenin, Order of Suvorov (3rd grade), Order of the Red Banner, Order of the Red Star (2x), Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (5x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad (USSR), Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade), other foreign awards...

Josef Buršík - the hero of the Soviet Union (Hall of Fame, Moscow) [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Josef Buršík - the hero of the Soviet Union (Hall of Fame, Moscow)
© Michal Gelbič (2006)


František Fajtl
[20.08.1912 - 04.10.2006]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak military order of the white lion "For Victory" (2nd grade), Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (4x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy" (2x), Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade), Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad (F,UK,USSR), Order of Slovak national uprising (1st grade), Order of the Red Star, Order of the Red Banner, other foreign awards...


Vladimír Janko
[08.08.1917 - 14.03.1968]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (7x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Medal for Courage, Order of Lenin, Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad (USSR), Commemorative medal of the Battle of Sokolovo 1943, Medal for the Victory over Germany, Medal for the Liberation of Prague, Order of Slovak national uprising, other foreign awards...


Otakar Jaroš
[01.08.1912 - 08.03.1943]

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Awards:
Gold Star of a "Hero of the Soviet Union" [I/M], Order of Lenin [I/M], Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 [I/M], Commemorative medal of the Battle of Sokolovo 1943 [I/M].

Otakar Jaroš - the hero of the Soviet Union in memorial (Hall of Fame, Moscow) [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Otakar Jaroš - the hero of the Soviet Union in memorial (Hall of Fame, Moscow)
© Michal Gelbič (2006)


Rudolf Jasiok
[08.02.1919 - 30.09.1944]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (2x), Order of the Red Star, Order of the Patriotic War (2nd grade), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy" [I/M], Czechoslovak military order of the white lion "For Victory" [I/M], Order of the Patriotic War (1st grade) [I/M], Commemorative medal of the Battle of Sokolovo 1943 [I/M], Commemorative medal of the Battle of Dukla Pass [I/M].


Josef Kholl
[22.07.1914 - 22.09.1944]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (3x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Order of the Red Banner, Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade) [I/M], other foreign medals...


Karel Klapálek
[26.05.1893 - 18.11.1984]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (5x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Order of the Red Star, Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade), Order of Kutuzov (2nd grade), Medal for the Victory over Germany, Medal for the Liberation of Prague, many other foreign medals...


Král František Král
[29.01.1914 - 17.01.1944]

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Awards:
Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (3x), Order of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War (2nd grade), Order of the Patriotic War (1st grade), Czechoslovak military order of the white lion "For Victory" (1st grade) [I/M], other foreign medals...


Sergej Petras
[07.11.1921 - 27.07.1997]

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Awards:
Order of Lenin, Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (7x), Order of Bogdan Chmelnitsky (3rd grade), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad (USSR), Order of Alexander Nevsky, Medal for the Victory over Germany, Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade), other foreign medals...


Heliodor Píka
[03.07.1897 - 21.06.1949]

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Antonín Sochor
[16.06.1914 - 16.08.1950]

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Awards:
Gold Star of a "Hero of the Soviet Union", Order of Lenin, Czechoslovak war cross from 1939 (4x), Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy", Commemorative medal of the Czechoslovak army abroad (USSR), Czechoslovak military medal "For merit" (1st grade), Czechoslovak military order of the white lion "For Victory", Order of Slovak national uprising (1st grade), Medal for the Victory over Germany, Medal for the Liberation of Prague, Commemorative medal of the Battle of Sokolovo 1943, Commemorative medal of the Battle of Dukla Pass [I/M]. other foreign medals...


Antonín Sochor - the hero of the Soviet Union (Hall of Fame, Moscow) [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Antonín Sochor - the hero of the Soviet Union (Hall of Fame, Moscow)
© Michal Gelbič (2006)

Arnošt Steiner
[12.01.1915 - 09.10.1982]

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Ludvík Svoboda
[03.12.1915 - 27.03.1967]

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Richard Tesařík
[25.11.1895 - 20.09.1979]

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Richard Tesařík - the hero of the Soviet Union Hall of Fame, Moscow) [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Richard Tesařík - the hero of the Soviet Union (Hall of Fame, Moscow)
© Michal Gelbič (2006)

Stěpan Vajda
[17.01.1922 - 06.04.1945]

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Stěpan Vajda - the hero of the Soviet Union in memorial (Hall of Fame, Moscow) [© Michal Gelbič (2006)]
Stěpan Vajda - the hero of the Soviet Union in memorial (Hall of Fame, Moscow)
© Michal Gelbič (2006)


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