Tag: the path to lidice

Launching Lidice Shall Live – an account:Launching Lidice Shall Live – an account:

Reporting about the launch of the Lidice Shall Live movement the day before, the Stoke-on-Trent Evening Sentinel wrote: The Victoria Hall has been the scene of many noteworthy gatherings and many famous people have spoken from its platform. But never has the hall held an assembly so remarkable in its significance...

Commemorating Lidice in US Czechoslovak CommunitiesCommemorating Lidice in US Czechoslovak Communities

News of Lidice severely impacted the American Czechoslovak communities. Many locals could remember the village of Lidice from the days of their youth or as the home of some friend or relative. Residents decided they needed to take action to commemorate fellow citizens sacrificed “on the altar of freedom.”

“We Will Renew the Village of Lidice”“We Will Renew the Village of Lidice”

Ostensibly, the situation immediately after the war seemed favourable for developing contacts between Britain and Czechoslovakia – there was complete cooperation between the freshly coalescing political establishment in Prague and the British Lidice Shall Live committee. In most cases, the mediator was the Czechoslovak Embassy in London. Contact between the Lidice

General Aircraft Limited, Feltham & LidiceGeneral Aircraft Limited, Feltham & Lidice

During the Second World War, General Aircraft Limited (GAL) became an important designer and manufacturer of gliders, in particular the massive Hamilcar troop and equipment carrier. GAL was also part of the Civilian Repair Organisation, repairing Supermarine Spitfires and modifying Hawker Hurricanes to enable catapult-launching from convoy escort ships. The work