Tomas Sedlacek Czech general dies at 94

first_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project After the Communists took power there, he was arrested in 1951, convicted of anti-communist activities and jailed for life. He was released in 1960 and exonerated by the Czech Velvet Revolution in 1989.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Top Stories 0 Comments   Share   Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t likecenter_img PRAGUE (AP) – A Czech general who fought with the Allies in France, Britain and the Soviet Union during World War II and who later resisted the communist regimes in his own country has died.Gen. Tomas Sedlacek, aged 94, died Monday at Prague’s Motol hospital, the Defense Ministry said.President Vaclav Klaus praised him as “a true soldier.”Sedlacek, who graduated from a military academy, fled to France in 1940 when his nation was occupied by Nazi troops. After France was defeated, he joined the British army before moving to the Soviet Union in 1944 and helping liberate Czechoslovakia. Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement 4 sleep positions for men and what they mean Sponsored Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: providing the local community with responsibly produced dairylast_img read more