70 Years of Military Unit 8280 (2022)

The 601st Special Operations Forces Group of General Moravec – an elite military unit of the Czech Armed Forces with code number 8280 based in Prostějov, which has existed in its current form since 2003. However, the establishment of Military Unit 8280 dates back to 1952. These 70 years of development of the Military Unit 8280 is presented by a unique exhibition, whose presented content will acquaint visitors with all changes in the organization, purpose or dislocations of this unique military unit.

The exhibition also commemorates the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Czechoslovak Airborne Forces and the 80th anniversary of Operation Anthropoid.


Life of General František Moravec (2019)

Brigadier General František Moravec (1895-1966) served all his life faithfully the ideal of a free and democratic republic of Czechoslovakia. He was a legionnaire, military intelligence officer, a man who decided on realization of the operation Anthropoid and also a member of the anti-Communist resistance. The touring exposition instroduces underlying personal and professional life events of this eminent general. Patronage over the exhibition is held by 601st Special Operations Forces Group from the Town of Prostějov holding the honorary title "of General Moravec".

The exhibition is bilingual (Czech and English).


Photos from opening of the exhibition