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.

Caption     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. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
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Identification Code   LC-USZ62-41944
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Photos on Same Day 10 Jun 1942
Photos at Same Place Lidice, Kladno, Czechoslovakia
Added By C. Peter Chen

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