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Pilsen 2018 Liberation Festival

• CATEGORIES: Event, Features, International

John pointed out that In a couple days the town of Pilsen in the Czech Republic will be celebrating its “Liberation Festival”. There’s a great photo on the front page from a previous year’s parade.

Read all about it here. http://slavnostisvobody.cz/en/

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Here’s some footage from 1945 of Pilsen:

And a few more links thanks to John:

  1. 70th liberation celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toG_WswIrdQ
  2. Another 70th video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toG_WswIrdQ
  3. Laying of wreaths at Thank You Monument: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYb8wbYv9cs

 

 

5 Comments on “Pilsen 2018 Liberation Festival

  1. Colorado Ranger Bob

    This is a great parade. You will see more U.S.A. Flags during this parade then in many U.S. Parades.

  2. David Eilers Post author

    We drove by Pilsen in 2003, not knowing this celebration. Now, I really wished we’d stopped there.

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