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From Normandy up to Pilsen

70 years ago, June 6, 1944 in the morning, the Allied attack against Wehrmacht Units was opened by the Normandy Landings. The D-Day, when the invasion of Normandy started, became one of the most important events of World War II. The moment of surprise, soldiers´ determination and courage achieved success, the liberation of European Continent started there and continued up to May 1945. Some of the Units, which had combated on the Normandy beaches, finished their victory voyage in Pilsen. More informations

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17. 12. 2014

Presentation of the program of Liberation Festival 2015 - 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Pilsen by the US Army

At the end of 2014, we bring you the first information of the program of Liberation Festival, which will be held May 1 to 6 2015. The Jubilee anniversary of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Pilsen by the US Army will offer a rich program, which will consist of both traditional events and from news .... More informations
25. 11. 2014

Band performance of American legend Lynyrd Skynyrd starts the Liberation Festival 2015

The first performance in the Czech Republic of Lynyrd Skynyrd will take place the 1st of May, 2015 in Pilsen and will start the Liberation Festival 2015. The concert is a part of the project Pilsen - European Capital of Culture. Information about tickets is coming soon. About Lynyrd Skynyrd: www.lynyrdskynyrd.com More informations
15. 8. 2014

Ongoing campaign of significant cultural year 2015 and Liberation Festival of 70th anniversary of the end of World War II

Ongoing campaign of significant cultural year 2015 and Liberation Festival of 70th anniversary of the end of World War II Liberation Festival in Pilsen will be spectacular event as one of the most important points of Pilsen - The European Capital of Culture project in 2015. Actually we are intensively working on organising the Festival schedule, we are talking with different partners and participants, we are resolving the placing of events among different localities... More informations

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Official information server of the City of PilsenPatton Memorial Pilsen Armed Forces of the Czech republicPolice of the City of PilsenPolice of the Czech RepublicRadio Český rozhlas