Thousands of people attended closing event of Freedom Celebrations
Several thousand people, including war veterans and politicians, attended an event in Pilsen on Wednesday night marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the West Bohemian city at the end of WWII by General Patton’s Army. The gathering, held at the Thanks, America! monument was a culmination of the five-day Freedom Celebrations. This year’s celebrations were the biggest in 25 years, and included dozens of cultural events, re-enactments of battles and military parades.