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Western Bohemia Sights

U.S. General George S. Patton Memorial

  • Pobřežní 10 Map It
  • Museum/Gallery

Updated 09/26/2013

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With exhibits and photos, this memorial tells the story of the liberation of Plzeň from the Nazis by U.S. soldiers on May 6, 1945. As the story goes, Patton wanted to press on from Plzeň to liberate Prague, but was prevented from doing so by the Yalta agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union that said Czechoslovakia was to remain under Soviet influence. U.S. aid to Czechoslovakia is also documented. The museum was dedicated in 2005 on the 60th anniversary

of Plzeň's liberation.

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Sight Information

Address:

Pobřežní 10, Plzeň, Bohemia, 301 00, Czech Republic

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Phone:

/378–037–954

Sight Details:

  • 60 Kč
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–1 and 2–5

Updated 09/26/2013

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