"King of Šumava" Josef Hasil dies aged 95

Josef Hasil, also known as the "King of Šumava" due to his role
as a people smuggler for those who were trying to cross the tightly guarded
Czechoslovak-German border after the onset of communism, died in the United
States on Saturday at the age of 95.

Hasil was a border guard, which enabled…

Sunday, November 17, 2019