Sunday is the 70th anniversary of the death of the renowned soldier and writer Rudolf Medek. Medek was an officer in the Czechoslovak Legions in Russia during World War I, and became well known thanks to his stories set against that backdrop. He fought in the Battle of Zborov in 1917 and later negotiated with both the Russians and the Western Allies before organising the return of the legionnaires to the newly founded Czechoslovakia. His novels were banned by both the Nazis and the Communists.
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