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The Second world war 1939 - 1945

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7. 11. 1917 - October Revolution in Russia (13) 20. 7. 1936 - 1. 9. 1939 - civil war in Spain (9) 2.11.1938 - First Vienna Award (24) 29. 9. 1938 - The Munich Diktat (456) 2. 10. 1938 - Poland's annexation of Teschen area (40) 2.11.1938 - First Vienna Award (Hungarian annexation of Carpathian Ruthenia and South Slovakia) (76) 12. 3. 1938 - "Anschluss" of Austria (28) 14. 3. 1939 – The foundation of the Slovak State (117) 17. 11. 1939 – Closure of Czech universities (77) 1939 - 1941 - The first Soviet occupation of Galicia (9) 15. 3. 1939 - The Nazi occupation of ČSR (498) 17.9.1939 - Soviet invasion of Poland (70) 1. 9. 1939 - The outbreak of the WW2 (548) 13. 8. – 31. 10. 1940 - The Battle of Britain (39) 28.10.194 - 23.4.1941 Greek- Italian war (7) 25. 11. 1940 - The Patria disaster (9) 1940 - 1941 - Deportations of Poles to USSR (8) 1940 - The Battle of France (63) 8 January 1941 - 27 January 1944 Siege of Leningrad (7) 22. 6. 1941 – Operation Barbarossa - Nazi attack on the USSR (192) 6.4. - 23.4.1941 Battle of Greece (11) 21. 10 - 10. 12. 1941 - The Tobruk campaign (36) 1941 - 1945 - Transports to the concentration camps (396) 24. 11. 1941 - The first transport to the Theresienstadt (22) 1941, August 27-28 - Mass murder of Jews in Kamianets Podolskyi (2) 20. 6. 1942 - prezekuce a věznění studentů z Roudnice nad Labem (11) 27. 5. 1942 - Assassination of R. Heydrich (178) 24. 10. 1942 - poprava 261 československých odbojářů v KT Mauthausen (18) 3.9.1942 - 2.2.1943 Battle of Stalingrad (8) 10. 6. 1942 – Destruction of Lidice (38) 13. 7. 1943 - Destroying of Český Malín (33) 5. 7. 1943 - 5. 8. 1943 - Battle of Kursk (3) 8. 3. 1943 - The battle of Sokolovo (35) 3. - 6. 11. 1943 - Battle of Kiev (54) 22.02.1943 Deportation of Jews from Macedonia and Thracia (1) 1943 - Conflict between Poles and Ukrainians in Eastern Galicia and Volhynia (24) 9.03.1943 Saving the Bulgarian Jews from deportation (1) 25 December 1944 - 13 February 1945 Siege of Budapest (6) 1944-1945 Hungary at the end of the second world war (17) 29. 8. 1944 - April 1945 - The Slovak National Uprising (166) 8. 9. – 1. 11. 1944 - The battle of the Dukla Pass (244) 1. – 2. 1. 1944 - Battle of Biela Cerkov (40) 23 February 1944 - Deportation of Chechens and Ingushs to Centrall Asia Soviet Republics (5) 1944 - 1945 - The liberation of Czechoslovakia (999) 5. 10. 1944 – 9 5 1945 – the siege of Dunkirk (95) 1944 - 1945 Bulgaria joins the Allied forces in the Second World War (0) 17. 1. - 18. 5. 1944 - The Battle of Monte Cassino (3) 20. 6. - 29. 8. 1944 - Operation Bagration (12) 09.09.1944 - The coup d'état of the Motherland Front and the communists coming to power (3) 6. 6. 1944 - Overlord (22) 18. 4. - 10. 5. 1945 - osvobození západní části ČSR americkou armádou (83) 27. 1. 1945 - The liberation of the concentration camp Auschwitz (19) 5. 5. 1945 - vypálení Javoříčka (12) 9 May 1945 - 11 May 1945 Battle of Milin (4) 13.-15.2.1945 Bombing of Dresden (29) 1945 - The liberation of the concentration camps (266) 8. 5. 1945 - End of WWII (659) 12.1.1945 - 13.2.1945 Vistula–Oder Offensive (1) 5. – 9. 5. 1945 - Prague Uprising (239) 1945 - 1947 Expulsion of Germans from former German East territories (26) 18. 4. 1945 - Zákřovský masakr (6)

List of witnesses


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Ignác Zima (1938)

born 23 February 1938 in a Romani settlement in Kopčany (western Slovakia) after the war, the family moved to find work in Foršt near Svitavy from 1956, railroad switch operator at Hodonín station late 1950s, compulsory military service in Konice 1969-1973, ... arrows 


Eduard Zimmel (1926) video clip available

born March 13, 1926 in Rapšach in the Vitorazsko (Weitraer) region refused to be drafted to the wehrmacht in 1943 October 26, 1943 - arrested and imprisoned in Znojmo and in Simmering in Vienna interned in the Dachau concentration camp in 1943–1945 worked in ... arrows 


Walter Zimmermann (1923)

born July 30, 1923 in a hamlet Sejfy near Jáchymov father was a miner, a staunch antifascist and an official of the prewar Communist Party 1938 – family fled from Jáchymov to the inland (Kladno) emigration to Great Britain refugee camp in Leeds December ... arrows 


Lieutenant Colonel Eduard Zirnzák (1928)

born August 5, 1928 in Carpathian Ruthenia relocation in search of work 1938 outbreak of the war and the Hungarian occupation 1944 liberation of the Carpathian Ruthenia voluntarily joining the Czechoslovak army assigned to the Czechoslovak tank brigade ... arrows 


Miroslav Zlatohlávek (1929) video clip available

born 8 August 1929 in Český Brod 1951, his father’s car repair shop was nationalised 1951-1953, compulsory military service in the Auxiliary Engineering Corps (AEC) 1953, employed at a state farm; later as a bus driver at ČSAD 1989, retired active in the ... arrows 


Karel Zmija

born on January 11th 1926 in Guty village in Teschen region attended both Czech and polish schools coming from Silesia on March 30th 1944 must have entered the German army served in French Atlantic coast, experienced the defense battles in Normandy on June 6th ... arrows 


Hynek Zmítko (1916 - 2004)

born on 10th January 1916 in Dolní Orešany near Trnava trained as a car mechanic November 1st 1937 joined the Slovak army, served at the radio operator at the 3rd battalion he also served in the army after the declaration of the Slovak state August 9th 1939, ... arrows 


Vladimír Zobal (1928 - 2015)

he was born in 1928 in Bardejov in Slovakia occupation of part of Slovakia by Hungarian army anti-Jewish and anti-Czech demonstrations establishment of the Slovak state he moved to Czechoslovakia in 1939 he didn´t finish University studies arrest and ... arrows 


Ladislav Zošák (1929)

born on August 28, 1929 in Slávikovo (today Orávka) after the Vienna Award he and his family were evicted from their home, shortly after his mother died and the family moved to live in Martin he witnessed events of that time related to the Slovak National ... arrows 


Olbram Zoubek (1926 - 2017) video clip available

born on April 21, 1926 in Prague in a family of a teacher and a state official took part in fighting in the streets during the Prague Uprising 1945 admitted to Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design to professor Josef Wagner’s studio 1960s worked actively, ... arrows 


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