"We will not surrender. Ever. Czechs We are."
Those were the last words of paratroopers, which was featured in the crypt of the Czech Orthodox Cathedral of St.. Cyril and Methodius, where he defended seven Czechoslovak paratroopers Western armies against 700 German soldiers 18.června 1942. The fight in the street Resslova occurred because the RTM. Jan Kubis and Jozef Gabčík meet the military challenge our government in exile in London. On 5.27 1942 Kobyliské corner in Prague 8 attack on the Reinhard Heydrich. Their military operations Antropoid was successful. Heydrich after the injury of 4 June died. His mission here was to solve the "Czech question" liquidation of two-thirds of the population, and of the overall solution "of the Jewish question" and the implementation of other atrocities of the Third Reich.
In cooperation with domestic non-communist resistance provided Sonnevend Jan and his Orthodox priest Fr. Vladimir Petřek seven Czech and Slovak parachutists hiding in the crypt below the church. Czechoslovak citizens hiding disclose, therefore, was unleashed terror against civilians, burned the village of Lidice and more.
On 18 June 1942 was discovered hiding. After a long fight inequality RTM. Jan Kubis, lieutenant. Adolf Opalka, Sgt. abs. Josef Bublík in the church, as well as RTM. Jozef Gabčík, rtm. Joseph Walz, rt.Jaroslav Švarc, Sgt. Jan Gross in the crypt ended his life by his own hand or killed in combat. Surrendered to the enemy. Pravoslvný Bishop Gorazd, spiritual Petřek, chicle and brother Sonnevend, 9 other Orthodox believers from the Church and 265 co-resistance were executed for their involvement and assistance paratroopers. The youngest executed in Mauthausen was fourteen Jindriska Doe. The heroism and sacrifice of our citizens during the Heydrich had great historical and moral significance. Honor their memory.