9 Jun 1942

Czechoslovakia
10 Jun 1942

Photo(s) dated 10 Jun 1942
Lidice, Czechoslovakia 10 Jun 1942. SS officer standing over the bodies of all 173 of the village’s men in the garden at the Horák family farm. The mattresses were put up against the stone wall to prevent ricochets.The houses of Lidice, Czechoslovakia burning, 10 Jun 1942.The burned out houses of Lidice, Czechoslovakia with some still smoldering, 10 Jun 1942.Lidice, Czechoslovakia 10 Jun 1942. St. Martin’s church built in 1732 with one of the village’s barns in the foreground burned out but before explosives reduced them to rubble.
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6 May 1945

Photo(s) dated 6 May 1945
Lidice, Czechoslovakia 6 May 1945. Released British prisoners visiting the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942.
10 Jun 1945

Photo(s) dated 10 Jun 1945
Lidice, Czechoslovakia Jun 1945. A memorial service being held at the site of the mass grave holding the bodies of all 173 of Lidice’s men murdered by the SS on 10 Jun 1942 on the third anniversary of the massacre.

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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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