Last days of WWII in Czechoslovakia - Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 48° 48.974 E 014° 18.512
33U E 449239 N 5407257
This reenactment recalls the last days WWII in former Czechoslovakia especially belong northwest-southeast demarcation line and Cesky Krumlov town.
Waymark Code: WMTD61
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/05/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) was liberated from the Nazis German during March-May in 1945. Soviet Red army entered in March / April from south-east and north-east. US 3rd Army entered in April from the west and south-west.

The demarcation line (visit link) between the US troops and the Russian troops was from Chemnitz to Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) to Pilsen (Plzen) to Budweis (Ceske Budejowice).

This reenactment recalls the last days of WWII belong the demarcation line and the libaration of Cesky Krumlov town.

Ceský Krumlov was liberated on May 7,1945 by 26th Infantry Division.

See more photos: (visit link)
and videoclip: (visit link) (visit link)
Dates of reenactment: From: 05/07/2016 To: 05/07/2016

What the reenactment is related to: War

Cost to attend reenactment: free

Additional parking coordinates (if necessary): N 48° 48.858 E 014° 18.656

Cost for parking: 50

Special Events:

Website for further information: [Web Link]

Cost for participants: Not listed

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At least one photo of the reenactment taken by you along with your thoughts and impressions on the event and any changes in location or date the original waymarker may need to know about.
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