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May 2022

Remembering Lidice 80 years Later: In the Context of a 21st Century Reality

May 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hemphill Theater, 1400 Inspiration Place SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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The village of Lidice was destroyed in 1942 in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a mastermind of Nazi genocide. Hitler chose Lidice as an example of what would happen if anyone chose to resist. All 192 men were murdered, all women sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp, all but 9 of 91 children were gassed. German soldiers blew up all the buildings and altered the flow of a river so that the landscape would never look the same. Lidice…

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“In the Shadow of Memory” Film Screening

May 8 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Hemphill Theater, 1400 Inspiration Place SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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The village of Lidice was destroyed in 1942 in retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a mastermind of Nazi genocide. Hitler chose Lidice as an example of what would happen if anyone chose to resist. All 192 men were murdered, all women sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp, all but 9 of 91 children were gassed. German soldiers blew up all the buildings and altered the flow of a river so that the landscape would never look the same. Lidice…

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