Archived materials of the month

Police Officers Having Fun

The 20 kilometres of archive materials that are lodged with the Security Services Archive sometimes contain something quite unexpected. One of such document sets is also the documentation of sports competitions and celebrations held by the National Security Corps…

Operation VK

Sixty-eight years ago, during the night of 13/14 April, the first stage of the so called “Operation K” (Akce K in Czech) took place in Czechoslovakia. During that night 219 monasteries were forcefully closed by the State Police and…