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Heydrichs Assassination and Nazi Retaliation

Retalliation for Heydrichs AssassinationWhen Reinhard Heydrich was assassinated in Prague in 1942 Hitler ordered collective punishment as a revenge. The men of the village of Lidice, near Prague, were rounded up and killed. Afterwards Lidice was razed to the ground.

Why do you think Czech people disagreed about the assassination of Heydrich and what followed?

 

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