"Your hour of liberation is drawing near. Hold fast to your faith, faith in your own leaders in this country, faith in the miners of this country, faith in the United Nations who will again restore to you the liberty which you have lost and peace to this tortured world."
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Lidice Shall Live and the Durham MinersLidice Shall Live and the Durham Miners
Dr Beneš, visited Durham on Sunday the 22nd of November 1942, at the invitation of the Durham Miners' Association. He thanked the miners of Durham and Great Britain for their camaraderie in supporting the people of Czecho-Slovakia during their darkest days.
Darley Park and “Flight Lieutenant X”Darley Park and “Flight Lieutenant X”
“We are here to swear that the name of Lidice shall live forever and be famous in every continent as the happiest village in the freest republic in the world. The aim of this meeting is to fulfil the splendid conception of Dr Stross and raise a fund by which
Derby’s Lidice Week – 5th – 12th 1943Derby’s Lidice Week – 5th – 12th 1943
Many events took take place throughout the week. Proceedings began at 3pm on Sunday the 5th of September with a service in the City’s cathedral when Lidice’s victims were remembered.
“We say this village shall be re-modelled and rebuilt!”“We say this village shall be re-modelled and rebuilt!”
The “Lidice Shall Live” scheme envisioned by Dr Barnett Stross and the North Staffordshire Miners’ Federation gained clear support from the Midlands Miners’ Federation. George Jones, the Midlands Miners’ Secretary from the Warwickshire branch, put the Lidice Shall Live proposal forward as a suggestion on behalf of his members on