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Jun 06, 1942

In reprisal for the May 29 assassination of German Deputy Gestapo chief and "Protector" of Czechoslovakia, Reinhard Heydrich, German troops attempt to execute every male in the Czech village of Lidice (Bohemia), and they then set fire to the village.

Theater:  European Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-05-06

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