The Embassy Commemorates Victims of Lezaky Massacre

U.S. Embassy Prague commemorated victims of Lezaky massacre on June 21, 2015.

U.S. Embassy Prague representatives attended a commemorative event held on Sunday, June 21, for the victims of Ležáky.

Political Officer of the U.S. Embassy Prague Alex Barraso, his wife Brenda and daughter Valeria laid a wreath at a monument to all inhabitants of the village, who were executed by Nazis after the assassination of leading Nazi Reinhard Heydrich in Prague in May 1942.

The village, like Lidice, was demolished.