Czechoslovak legionnaires association – Pilsen commemorated the 80th anniversary of the executions of the Pilsen patriots, the families of the Pilsen resistance fighters Bejbl, Hrdlička, Králov and Kučera.
On October 24, 1942, a mass execution of relatives and associates of paratrooper agents took place at the Mauthausen concentration camp. Among them were also families of Pilsen resistance fighters who supported members of the paragroups ANTHROPOID, OUT DISTANCE, SILVER A and STEEL.
There are four places of in Pilsen bearing a commemorative plaque commemorating residents who made a significant mark in the modern history of our republic. The first one, is connected to the family of Václav Král (police inspector) and is enhanced with busts of Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík, is located in Pod Záhorskem Street. The second place is on Klatovská třída, connected to the families of František Král (inspector of Czechoslovak railways) and Jiří Hrdlička. The memorial site in Resslova street is connected with the family of Vojtěch Kučera (a member of the local unit of the Sokol, already in 1939 Kučera helped the emerging National Defense). The last place is located in Čechova street, where the family of legionnaire and policeman Jan Bejbl lived.