Commemorating Lidice in Callao, Lima Peru – June 1943 –

Callao, a Peruvian seaside city and region on the Pacific Ocean, just outside the capital Lima, paid tribute to the memory of Lidice by renaming one of its civic squares and unveiling a memorial in commemoration of the Czech village on the 20th of June 1943.

Celebrating the Anglo-Soviet Mutual Assistance Agreement – 1942

Across the free world, shock at the news of Lidice was tempered by the announcement by Moscow Radio on Thursday, June 11th, of the highly significant announcement of the signing of an Anglo-Soviet Mutual Assistance Agreement that would see the two nations support each other in real terms for the next twenty years.