General Helidor Píka honoured in Prague on anniversary of execution

A ceremony was held in Prague on Thursday honouring General Helidor Píka,
who became the first victim of judicial murder in Czechoslovakia on 21 June
1949. He had been found guilty of treason in a Communist Party-orchestrated
show trial.

General Píka served in the Czechoslovak Legions in WWI before…

Thursday, June 21, 2018