Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Honored Allies Wednesday: Ján Nálepka (Slovakia)

Nálepka was a Slovak captain who organized and led an anti-fascist Slovak partisan detachment in the Soviet Union during World War II.  He was made a Hero of the Soviet Union and received the Order of Lenin on May 2, 1945.  He would also receive a medal of the Order of the White Lion 1st Class on October 28, 1948 for his actions.
A true honored ally,
Brian & Mel
The city of Nálepkovo re-named after Nálepka
Statue in Stupava

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