• Short Summary

    Stern Park Gardens renamed Lidice to commemorate the Czech village destroyed by Nazis.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE LIDICE TRAGEDY".

    Illinois, United States of America.

    Various shots of a ceremony at Stern Park Gardens where they are changing the name of the place to Lidice, commemorating the Czech village that the Nazis destroyed in revenge for the killing of Gestapo tyrant Heydrich.

    Wendell Willkie makes a speech, telling the story of the Lidice massacre and of the revenge America is seeking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.29
    Media URN:
    44001
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:36:00 / 01:49:38:00
    Canister:
    42/60

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