70-3-4

2016 /70/3-4

ISSN: 2570-6845 (print), 2570-6853 (online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Gelnarová Jitka

Techniky brainwashingu využívané pracovníky Státní bezpečnosti a jejich následky [Brainwashing Techniques Used by Officers of the State Security and the Consequences of These]

After 1948 the offices of the State Security used various methods of both psychological and physical coercion in order to force anyone accused to sign a confession and learn the defendant’s deposition, later recited in court. The present article aims to point out that the investigators’ intention…

„Františku, ukaž mu, jaká je u tebe vojna, ať si dobytek nemyslí, že je na rekreaci.“ František Pergl, správce vojenské vazební věznice 5. oddělení Hlavního štábu Ministerstva národní obrany v letech 1949–1951 [“Show him that right army drill of yours, Fr

František Pergl is synonymous with the brutal violence and psychological terror which occurred in the army detention centre (so-called “Domeček”) of the 5th Department of the Ministry of National Defense General Headquarters from 1941 to 1951. Dozens of arrested Czechoslovak soldiers, accused of…

S orlem i lvem. Čeští vojenští duchovní v dramatickém dvacátém století [Under the Double Headed Eagle, under the Two-tailed Lion. Czech Army Chaplains in the Dramatic 20th Century]

The present paper contains seven separate biographical profiles of seven different army chaplains, who served in the Austrian-Hungarian army during the First World War. A particular attention is turned to their fortunes in the following decades with the intent to demonstrate from the perspective of…

Zapomenutý příběh o několika dějstvích: kovář Tomáš Rumíšek a „javornická“ vražda z března roku 1949 [A Forgotten Story in Several Acts: Blacksmith Tomáš Rumíšek and the Murder Committed in Javornice in March 1949]

On the night of 29th March 1949 a local communist official, Jan Benada, was fatally attacked in Javornik, a village located in southern Moravia. An unknown assailant shot him with a rifle directly in his house. Despite all their efforts, the police authorities were unable to trace him. Among the…