Posts for the 25th September 2003 (1 entry)

Major-General Alois Siska

25th September 2003, lunch time | Comments (0)

The behaviour and bravery of people during war time never ceases to amaze me. Here the Daily Telegraph reports on the death of Major-General Alois Siska:

Major-General Alois Siska, who has died aged 89, spent six days in an open dinghy on the North Sea before being captured on the Dutch coast and sent to Colditz Castle; however, when he returned to Prague from two years’ hospital treatment in England after the war, he was not welcomed as a hero, but jailed and forced to do menial jobs…

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