Articles tagged with Czechoslovakia
by Robert Flello MP / 30 Jan 2012 14:55
On 10 June 1942, following the assassination of a high-ranking Nazi official in what is now the Czech Republic, Adolf Hitler ordered immediate reprisals against the local population. Nazi troops immediately moved into the village of Lidice and rounded up all 173 of the men who were over 16 years of age. By the afternoon, all of them had been executed.
The 203 women were rounded up and, after the forced abortion of