Archived materials of the month

Socialist Work Brigade

Socialist Work Brigade

Přidáno: April 5, 2022

The idea of the so-called Socialist Work Brigade emerged in the 1950s in the USSR, where the Communist Work Brigade was established in 1958. By the end of the 1950, voices came to be heard of the “unaware people”…

Mobilisation File Filming

Mobilisation File Filming

Přidáno: March 2, 2022

Last year, extensive acquisition of archival materials created by the former Czechoslovak Foreign Intelligence continued. These materials are reassessed and transferred to the Security Services Archive from the Office for Foreign Relations and Information according to Sect. 14 Par….

Against Epidemics

Against Epidemics

Přidáno: February 3, 2022

The state apparatus of the communist Czechoslovakia took care of the health of its staff members. Materials regarding sanitary and epidemiological matters can therefore be found in the Security Services Archive. For example, on 25 July 1955 the minister…

The Red Warning Flag

The Red Warning Flag

Přidáno: January 5, 2022

The collection of State Security Investigation Headquarters – Investigation Files includes, under no. V-2522 CB, an investigation file with an unknown offender who allegedly should have committed the offence of defaming a state of the world’s socialist system. The…

Operation Alfa

Operation Alfa

Přidáno: December 6, 2021

The topic of illegal migration was a major issue in the past, especially during the Cold war when thousands of people tried to get from the East to the West. There were many ways and means of transport used…