Richard Tesařík

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Richard Tesařík (3 December 1915 – 27 March 1967) was a Czechoslovak soldier (generalmajor in 1956) and World War II hero. First commander of infantry platoon in the battle of Sokolovo (1943), later a commander of the tank battalion he fought in the Battle of Kiev (1943) in the battles of Dukla Pass (1944) and Ostrava operation (1945). He was also a Hero of the Soviet Union.[1]

His sons Vladimír and Richard became famous Czech musicians. Czech athlete Štěpán Tesařík is his grandson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brož, Miroslav. "Gen. mjr. v. z. Richard Tesařík". Dukla 1944 (in Czech). Společnost Ludvíka Svobody. Retrieved 17 June 2018.

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Bust of Major-General Tesařík in Příbram