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Tag : Czech Republic

1942-06-10Lidice Massacre

The Czech village of Lidice is razed in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. 192 male residents over 16 were murdered. The remaining women and children were sent to concentration camps, where many perished.

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1941-04-101941-11-27Siege of Tobruk

The siege began when Tobruk was attacked by an Italian-German force under Rommel and continued for 240 days. The besieged troops were relieved by the Eighth Army during Operation Crusader.

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1939-11-17Prague Demonstrations

Nine Czech students are executed as a response to anti-Nazi demonstrations prompted by the death of Jan Opletal. In addition, all Czech universities are shut down and over 1200 Czech students sent to concentration camps.

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