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Lagers
Inserted: 28.10.2019
Author: Martin Jack Gregor © gigaplaces.com
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Lager, one of the villages affected by the cruelty of Nazi Germany. A village which was surrounded and burned on June 24, 1942. 33 adults were executed and 11 children were sent to the gas chamber. Only 2 children were given for re-education. This act became Libuše's hidden radio. Unlike Lidice, the lagers were not restored. A memorial was erected here and the foundations of buildings on the site where the houses used to be can be seen here.

Museum

There is a parking lot and the local staff play a video and an explanation of Ležáky.

Museum
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Švanda's mill

The largest building was Švandův mlýn called lager was the oldest building from 1714. It was demolished as the last in 1943.

Švanda's mill
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Crosses of the executed

Such crosses are all over the complex.

Crosses of the executed
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Thorn cross
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Thorn cross

It was located here, the first in 1945

View of Lagers

The village lay on the right bank of the stream Ležák

View of Lagers
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The village of Ležáky

On the places where the houses stood, today there are reverential monuments with the foundations of buildings

The village of Ležáky
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General view

view of the whole monument

General view
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The original path

This was the original road to Švand's mill called Ležák. There is still the original bridge.

The original path
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