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Pejsa, Oskar, 1896-1979

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1896 - 1979

Biography

Oskar Pejsa was born on May 9, 1896 in Uherske Hradiste. In 1915 he joined military service in Vienna, Austria, and between 1926-1928 attended Military University in Prague. From 1946 till 1948 he was a chief officer of the Czechoslovak military mission in French occupational area in Germany, and in 1948 immigrated to France and to the USA. He died on December 24, 1979.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oskar Pejsa, Czech Heritage Memoir

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0273
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of memoirs written by Oskar Pejsa. Pejsa's memoir, divided into four chapters on service in Austrian-Hungarian military, service in Czechoslovak military until German occupation, activities in home resistance until his emigration in 1948, and comparison of Czech colonels in Austrian-Hungarian army with legionnaires. In Czech.

Dates: 1915-1945