Category: Lidice

Reactions to Lidice from leading statesmen in the USReactions to Lidice from leading statesmen in the US

News of the terrible happenings in Lidice provoked a wave of moral indignation across the United States. Czechoslovak Foreign Minister and Vice President-in-exile, Jan Masaryk, was the first statesman to speak out publicly about the devastation which had taken place, when he spoke from his home in Washington on Friday,

The Memorial to Child Victims of WarThe Memorial to Child Victims of War

Marie Uchytilová-Kučová was born in Kralovice, Czechoslovakia, on the 17th of January, 1924. The daughter of a clerk, from 1945 to 1950 she studied sculpture under Otakar Španiel at the Prague Academy of Fine Arts. In 1956 she won a public competition to design the Czechoslovak one crown coin, secretly basing the figure of a