Lidice Revisited via Muslim Brotherhood

Seventy-one years ago, The German Government, on orders from Adolf Hitler and Reichsfuhrer-SS Heinrich Himmler proudly and formally announced to the world that it had razed the tiny village of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, to the ground; destroyed every structure including the ancient Church of St . Margaret's; killed every man (including the priest) and fifty-two women; driven the surviving women off to 'concentration camps' and herded the children into 'educational institutions.'   Lidice, they proclaimed, was now forever erased from the map and the memory of the world.  This deed they did because of an unproved suspicion that the village had transiently harbored the executioners of the Hangman, [Reinhard] Heydrich (From the Foreword to the "Murder of Lidice" by Edna St. Vincent Millay, 1942). The women were sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp. A "few children considered racially suitable...were handed over to SS families and the rest were sent to the Chelmno...(Read Full Article)