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List of massacres in the Czech Republic

The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in the Czechoslovakia (the numbers include the civilian deads only):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Massacre in Běchovice June 17, 1848 Prague 7 (at least) at least 50 injured; part of 1848's revolution
Massacre in Kadaň (Massaker von Kaaden) 4 March 1919 Kadaň 17 complete toll 25 (including those of about 70 injured who later died); part of 4th March's general strike in German provinces
Massacre in Šternberk (Massaker von Sternberg) 4 March 1919 Šternberk 15 part of 4th March's general strike in German provinces
Frývaldov strike (Freiwaldau strike) 25 November 1931 Dolní Lipová 8 at least 13 injured; part of Great Depression strike movement
First Martial Law (First Heydrichiada) 28 September 1941 - 19 January 1942 Praha 247 complete toll about 1500 (including those executed and other deads in concentration camps); part of German occupation
First Martial Law (First Heydrichiada) 28 September 1941 - 19 November 1941 Brno 239 complete toll about 1000 (including those executed and other deads in concentration camps); part of German occupation
Massacre in Lidice 10 June 1942 Lidice 173 complete toll 340 (including deads in concentration camps); part of German occupation
Massacre in Ležáky 24 June 1942 Ležáky 33 complete toll 44 (including deads in concentration camps); part of German occupation
Liquidation of the Family Camp 8-9 March 1944 Auschwitz-Birkenau 3,792 although committed outside the territory of Czech Republic, this was the biggest mass murder of Czech citizens in history; part of Holocaust
Massacre in Životice 6 August 1944 Životice 36 complete toll 44 (including deads in concentration camps); part of German occupation
Transport of death 13-14 April 1945 Stod (Czech Republic) 241 part of the Death marches
Transport of death 15 April 1945 Nýřany about 100 part of the Death marches
Massacre in Ploština 19 April 1945 Ploština 24 complete toll 28 (including subsequent executions); part of German occupation
Massacre in Zákřov 20 April 1945 Zákřov 19 part of German occupation
Killing in clay pit 20(?) April 1945 Mikulov 21 mass murder of Hungarian Jewish prisoners working in clay pit; part of Holocaust
Massacre in Prlov 23 April 1945 Prlov 19 complete toll 23 (including subsequent executions); part of German occupation
Massacre near Salaš 29 April 1945 Bunč 21 part of German occupation
Massacre near Suchý 30 April 1945 Suchý 10 part of German occupation
Massacre in Letovice May (?) 1945 Letovice 19 the bodies of murdered gestapo prisoners were discovered on 15. May; part of German occupation
Last execution in Theresienstadt 2 May 1945 Theresienstadt 52 at the request of K.H.Frank the "most dangerous" political prisoners were murdered; part of German occupation
Execution in Lazce 2 May 1945 Olomouc-Lazce 23 21 participants or hostages captured during the uprising in Přerov and 2 local members of the resistance; part of German occupation
Execution in Fort XIII 2 May 1945 Olomouc-Nová ulice 17 captured participants of the uprising in Přerov and hostages; part of German occupation
Transport of death 3-6 May 1945 Olbramovice 82 part of the Death marches
Death march 4-6 May 1945 Podbořany-Kaštice 268 complete toll cca 600 (including those killed or died on the way from Death marches
Massacre in Javoříčko 5 May 1945 Javoříčko 38 part of German occupation
Death march 6 May 1945 Volary 95 complete toll cca 1000 (including those killed or died on the way from Helmbrecht to Volary); part of the Death marches
Massacre in Velké Meziříčí 6 May 1945 Velké Meziříčí 58 complete toll 60 (including subsequent executions); part of German occupation
Massacre in Prague, Úsobská street 6 May 1945 Prague 51 part of Prague uprising
Massacre in Psáry 6 May 1945 Psáry 13 part of Prague uprising
Kolín massacre 7 May 1945 Kolín 16 part of German occupation
Massacre in Velké Popovice 7 May 1945 Velké Popovice 29 part of German occupation
Massacre in Lahovice 7 May 1945 Prague-Lahovice 21 part of Prague uprising
Massacre in Masarykovo nádraží 8 May 1945 Prague 53 part of Prague uprising
Massacre in Trhová Kamenice 8 May 1945 Trhová Kamenice 13 part of German occupation
Malín tragedy 8 May 1945 Kutná Hora-Malín 11 part of German occupation
Massacre in Běloves 9 May 1945 Náchod 9 part of German occupation; this massacre was committed by Waffen-SS whole day after the German surrender came into force
Massacre in Lanškroun May 17-21, 1945 Lanškroun at least 51 part of the expulsion of Germans
Massacre in Německý Šicndorf May 19, 1945 Dobronín 12-15 part of the expulsion of Germans
Massacre in Postoloprty May 25-30, 1945 Postoloprty at least 230 part of the expulsion of Germans
Massacre in Podbořany June 7, 1945 Podbořany 68 part of the expulsion of Germans
Massacre in Postoloprty June 3-7, 1945 Postoloprty at least 500 part of the expulsion of Germans; in 1947 in total 763 bodies were found in Postoloprty, but some of the mass graves were attributed to the Death march from the end of the war
Massacre in Švédské Šance 18.-19. June 1945 Přerov 265 part of the expulsion of Germans
Ústí massacre July 31, 1945 Ústí nad Labem 80-2700 part of the expulsion of Germans

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