Étiquettes » Cheb

The Beginning!

Hello, friends and family! I’ve been in the Czech Republic for almost two weeks now, and lots has happened — it feels like I’ve been here for much longer. 1 530 mots de plus


My On-Going Affair with Joseph II

Although the stone portions of the Brno monument were sold off or otherwise disappeared, the bronze figures survived. They were found in the old slaughterhouse shortly after the Second World War. 1 533 mots de plus

The End of the First Infantry Division’s Second World War: Cheb

An obelisk honoring the “fallen military heroes” of the US Army’s First Infantry Division—the Big Red One, the army’s oldest—during the Second World War was unveiled outside Cheb, a small Western Bohemian town, on October 26, 1946 in connection with Czechoslovakia’s annual October 28 independence day activities. 376 mots de plus