|Czechoslovak military units in the USSR (1942 - 1945)
The Web page of the "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.
[08.08.1920 - 16.05.1994]
1st Czechoslovak Army Corps
1st Czechoslovak Independent Engineering Battalion
Grand-father's most valuable awards:
- Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy"
- Czechoslovak war cross from 1939
- 2nd Czechoslovak medal "For gallantry in the face of the enemy"
- Medal for Combat Service /USSR/
- Badge "Excellent engineer" /USSR/
- 2nd 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/
Grandfather catched in documentary movie (06.10.1944, Czechoslovak borders)
Any questions, reminders or comments, than e-mail me (in English or Russian): michal.gelbic(@)seznam.cz
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