Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik will have a memorial. These two Czech and Slovak soldiers made the assassination of top Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich, the “Protector of Bohemia and Moravia” and the chief planner of the holocaust.
They assassinate him 27th May 1942 in Prague – Liben, when he was returning to Prague from his mansion by car. After his death, They both died during hiding in a church cellar, when Gestapo had found them. Another consequences were killing of hundreds innocent Czech people. This act has strong reaction abroad.
Memorial of Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik will be placed in a park very close to location of Heydrich’s assassination.