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65th Anniversary

Representatives of the country, Ministry of Defence, military personnel and people of the Czech Republic remember end of WW II, thank the veterans who helped liberate Czechoslovakia 65 years ago and pay tribute to those who did not survive.

8 MAY 2010 - Prague-Klarov, Homage to people of 2nd Resistance

Memorial to the 2nd Resistance in Prague-Klarov (1) Memorial to the 2nd Resistance in Prague-Klarov (2) Guests of the ceremony (1) Guests of the ceremony (2)


7 MAY 2010 - Prague, Ceremony at the Prague Olsany Cemetery

Cemetery of Commonwealth WWII soldiers (1) Cemetery of Commonwealth WWII soldiers (2) Cemetery of Soviet WWII soldiers General Picek pays tribute to heroes who rest in Prague Ceremony at the Prague Cemetery


6 MAY 2010 - Pilsen, veterans' visit after 65 years

US veterans march along streets of Pilsen after 65 years again Onlookers interested in US flags


5 MAY 2010 - Prague, Czechs remember Prague Uprising 1945

General Tesarik an defence minister Bartak at the ceremony Historical vehicle used by Czechs during Prague Uprising 1945 Guests of the ceremony (1) Guests of the ceremony (2)


3 MAY 2010 - Prague, RAF veterans arrive to meet comrades at 65th Anniversary

Former Czechoslovak RAF pilots who decided to live in the U.K. after WW II - Rudolf Capek, Josef Novak, Hugo Mellion, Jiri Pavel, Alois Piska, Peters Bernard, Zbysek Pemberton-Necas and Arnost Polak Ms. Yveta Hlasecka and General Tesarik welcome veterans at Prague-Kbely military airport (1) Ms. Yveta Hlasecka and General Tesarik welcome veterans at Prague-Kbely military airport (2) Deputy defence minister Frantisek Padelek at the ceremony in front of the War Pilots Memorial in Prague


1-2 MAY 2010 - Pilsen, Festival of Liberty 2010

Ride of historical motorcycles - Convoy of Liberty Earl Ingram greets Pilseners from his jeep - Convoy of Liberty Eric O'Petersen greets Pilseners - Convoy of Liberty Men and tank- Convoy of Liberty


30 APR 2010 – Ostrava, At at the Memorial to the Red Army to observe 65th anniversary

In front of the Memorial to the Red Army Homage to late Red Army soldiers in Ostrava (1)

Homage to late Red Army soldiers in Ostrava (2)


26 APR 2010 – Brno, Romanian war veterans visit the city they helped liberate 65 years ago

Romanian war veterans around Ms. Daniela Gitman, Ambassador of Romania to the Czech Republic (1) Romanian war veterans around Ms. Daniela Gitman, Ambassador of Romania to the Czech Republic (2)