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DIVORCED MEZE - 70 years since the end of the first stage of collectivisation

DIVORCED MEZE - 70 years since the end of the first stage of collectivisation

namor
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A few days ago I was driving between Oslov and Vlastec in South Bohemia and my attention was drawn to a Stalinec crawler bulldozer standing by the roadside in a field. Looking behind it at the wide ploughed fields, the idea for an article on this topic flashed through my mind. My ancestors were farmers, my grandfather was a farmer and we still own a nice few acres of fields and meadows. Therefore, this topic is somehow close to my heart even though the consequences of this action were fatal.The ploughing up of meadows and copses is nowadays often associated with landscape ecology, and this intervention in the Czech landscape was clearly a serious intervention and it changed and irreversibly damaged the Czech landscape.
Poles find mass graves of Nazi victims

Poles find mass graves of Nazi victims

Viky
9450 1
Graves with the remains of 8 000 people were found by investigators in Poland near the site of the Soldau concentration camp. The Germans wanted to hide the burial pits. They burned the bodies, buried them and planted trees. The victims included members of the Polish elite, soldiers, resistance fighters and Jews.
29.10.2010 Discovery of a mass grave near Dobronín 29. 10. 2010

29.10.2010 Discovery of a mass grave near Dobronín

Viky
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At least thirteen people were buried in a mass grave in Dobronín in the Jihlava region. This news was reported by the media eleven years ago. According to testimonies, the German inhabitants destined for removal were supposed to be buried in the grave.
19.10.2014 Germany returns painting seized by Nazis 19. 10. 2014

19.10.2014 Germany returns painting seized by Nazis

Viky
10715 1
Almost 70 years after the war, Germany returned to Poland a rare painting that the Nazis stole for Hitler's museum. Specifically, it was a work by the Venetian painter Francesco Guardi, entitled "The Palace Staircase". But the search is still on for thousands of works of art that have disappeared to parts unknown.
4. 7. 2010 283 German skulls buried 4. 7. 2010

4. 7. 2010 283 German skulls buried

Viky
7653 2
The remains of the original German inhabitants were buried near Deštné. It was speculated that they were murdered at the end of World War II. But their exact identities have not been established.
They discovered the bodies of nuns who had been brutally murdered

They discovered the bodies of nuns who had been brutally murdered

Viky
23470 3
Archaeologists have recently discovered the skeletons of Catholic nuns who were murdered by the Red Army at the end of World War II. Their discovery closes with months of searching. They lost their lives in a particularly brutal way while helping in the hospital. The soldiers also killed patients.
A shocking message from the past: children's identification stamps in the Sobibor extermination camp

A shocking message from the past: children's identification stamps in the Sobibor extermination camp

GM4PRO
37734 15
Excavations at the Sobibor extermination camp in Poland have revealed four identification marks of murdered Jewish children. All came from Amsterdam, which was part of the targeted extermination of Dutch Jews in the spring and summer of 1943. In this camp alone, more than a quarter of a million people, thousands of young children, including infants, were cruelly murdered in just 16 months.

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