“We are sick of the heroism of the Red Army”: Czech media about the upcoming Victory Day

This week will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. This means that only a handful remained witnesses of that massacre, writes journalist Jana Machalická in the daily Czech newspaper Lidové noviny. On the pages of the publication, she presented her Russophobic opinion on the merits of the Red Army in the fight against Nazism.

Post-war generations must rely on historical truth if it is available to them in an undistorted form.

Throughout his reign, the communist regime literally erupted in thematic films, television productions and plays that sang to heaven only the heroism of the Soviet people. Nothing else simply existed: "The United States did not enter the war, and the resistance fighters were all at the discretion of the Communists."

I think that the film by Jindrich Polak “The Sky Riders”, which was released in 1968 in order to disappear for many years in a locked safe, should have made an impression of thunder in the clear sky. This film about Czechoslovak pilots in the UK sincerely amazes me every time I watch it again.

The film is very authentic and emotional. He shows the unpretentious heroism of young guys who, out of pure idealism, patriotism and the desire for freedom, give their lives to prevent evil. They helped not only the British, but throughout Europe

- the journalist writes.

And what did their homeland for which they fought so bravely do? She put them in jail, thereby committing one of the greatest crimes in our history. It also annoys me that the average Briton does not even suspect that the Czechoslovak and Polish pilots did so much for their country, but after the arrival of the Iron Curtain they looked at us through our fingers.

And one more aspect that should be taken into account by those who demagogically declare that we do not respect the victims of Soviet soldiers in the war against Nazism. This is just another lie. No one questions these sacrifices, but forty years of propaganda of the Red Army's heroism causes nausea.

A one-sided and false interpretation of history has contributed to the fact that now we do not feel like praising the Red Army, especially against the backdrop of the events of the Prague uprising. The “Bronze Mannequin” (apparently speaking about the monument to Marshal Konev - ed.) Is not a tribute to the Soviet soldiers, but rather only a confirmation of the new bloodshed faced by the Czech Republic.
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  1. The Czechs were cheating on the whole war before Adolf!
    1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 7 May 2020 11: 28
      I read a lot of different books on military subjects. I can say that contrary to the conventional wisdom about resistance to German fascism in Europe - it actually wasn’t there, moreover - Europe itself fell under Hitler with pleasure. The fact is that before the war, Europe was an economy steeped in a severe crisis with mass unemployment, the creeping impoverishment of an increasing number of people and biting parties and politicians, not knowing where to lead countries and fearing the growth of communist ideas among the masses. Hitler immediately solved the problems of all strata of his people, removed the Communists from the scene, removed unemployment and, most importantly, showed his goal - lands and slaves in the east. Hitler did not hide the fact that his idea: to give land in the east, not only for the German nation, but for all Aryans and those who will serve them. What a tempting idea - this is Europe and fell under this idea. So, the arrival of Russians in European countries was perceived there, in fact, not as a liberation from German Nazism, but as a collapse of hopes for a prosperous future in the new eastern territories, as an occupation of Europeans by eastern barbarians. While the USSR was strong and holding whips in their hands, all these European mongrel kept their tongues in their ass. With the collapse of the USSR, they revived and began to voice what was always in their heads. Do not be surprised at this, and even more so build a problem out of it - this is a natural process.
      1. isofat Offline isofat
        isofat (isofat) 7 May 2020 17: 00
        Germany, until Hitler "conquered" Europe, could not hope to win the war with the USSR. They did not have enough resources for this. If Europe opposed the occupation of the fascists, then Hitler got the European industry in a ruined state and had to spend time rebuilding it, perhaps years.

        Someone was very afraid that they would not have time to defeat Soviet Russia, it was necessary to hurry until it got stronger after the revolution and civil war. Hence the blitzkrieg, the plan for a quick victory, due to Germany’s limited resources for a long war.

        In short, Germany got Europe on a silver platter. Europe surrendered almost without a fight, the industry was not affected.

        They say that by chance it happened.
    2. vik669 Offline vik669
      vik669 (vik669) 8 May 2020 11: 39
      So it turns out, and cattle can feel sick?
  2. Radikal Offline Radikal
    Radikal 7 May 2020 11: 31
    No one questions these sacrifices, but forty years of propaganda of the heroism of the Red Army causes nausea.

    I want to draw the attention of those present to the time period indicated in the article - not seventy-five years old, but forty-year propaganda. What is this talking about? sad
  3. Vladimir_ Voronov (Vladimir) 7 May 2020 11: 32
    Post-war generations must rely on historical truth if it is available to them in an undistorted form

    Great statement. Take and refute what you consider propaganda. Example: Propaganda says that ... Documents say that ... And until there is a comparative analysis, it is a TEST of the memory of the dead.
  4. 1536 Offline 1536
    1536 (Eugene) 7 May 2020 11: 34
    Who is “Czech media” pregnant with?
  5. Anjero Offline Anjero
    Anjero (Anjero) 7 May 2020 11: 43
    The Czechs decided once again to lick the British? They don’t remember what it turned out for them in 1938?
    1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
      A.Lex 8 May 2020 10: 14
      During the Czech uprising in 1945, a MILLION group of the Wehrmacht "rolled" on them, retreating to the side of the "allies" (and in fact, escaping from Soviet captivity) ... just cut out?
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  8. andrew42 Offline andrew42
    andrew42 (Andrei) 7 May 2020 12: 00
    The service personnel of German Nazism are trying to spit in our faces with gusto. It is a pity that the Russian "workers of VVP" will continue to blissfully revel in Czech beer and hang out in Prague, Bohemia and gasp in all sorts of "bones" from the civilization of the "sleeping car of Europe". Put the bronze marshal right in front of the entrance to the Czech Embassy, ​​even if they want to, they call in from Fucik Street. And it is better to recall the ambassador altogether, and disavow all Czech visas for traveling abroad. Come through the German embassy, ​​they are registered, through the owners.
  9. maiman61 Offline maiman61
    maiman61 (Yuri) 7 May 2020 12: 08
    Chekhov is sick because we defeated the Czechs and their ally Hitler!
  10. Serge Tixiy Offline Serge Tixiy
    Serge Tixiy (Serge Tixiy) 7 May 2020 12: 11
    Well, yes, how many Czech pilots are there 30, 40 people? They fought for the whole Czech people, who successfully worked in the fields of feeding, dressing and arming the Wehrmacht and the Luftwaffe? At the Messerschmitts made in the Czech Republic, Czech pilots were shot down in Britain.
    1. radiootdel4 Offline radiootdel4
      radiootdel4 (Vladimir) 7 May 2020 14: 53
      The Czechs conscientiously, without days off and sabotage, without the slightest resistance and with full dedication, “riveted” the equipment for the Wehrmacht throughout the war. Already in 39, ON THE ORDER of the Wehrmacht (for money), they armed a whole tank corps with tanks and with its help the Germans defeated Poland, and then these tanks went to the USSR. Thanks to the Czechs, Germany DOUBLE the production of military equipment and weapons. In the first days of the occupation, the Czechs handed over equipment and weapons to the Wehrmacht for 35 divisions. It was thanks to the Czechs that the fascist grew so strong that already at 41 what happened happened. Including, thanks to the Czechs, the USSR suffered colossal human losses. They are not even counted in thousands - in millions. And this ........... in 68 was driven a little - a little more than 100 people died. Do I think this is fair? - no.
      But I have a question - when will they be responsible for the millions of lives taken by the Nazis with the help of Czech technology from the inhabitants of my motherland? I think this is fair? - no.
      This monument is the smallest that these fascist henchmen should have kept.
  11. Lena Vasilenko Offline Lena Vasilenko
    Lena Vasilenko (Lena Vasilenko) 7 May 2020 15: 30
    Or maybe sick of his own meanness, cowardice and venality? Maybe it's a shame?
    1. A.Lex Offline A.Lex
      A.Lex 8 May 2020 10: 17
      Elena, such a concept as "shame" is not peculiar to them, for they have no CONSCIENCE.
      1. Pete mitchell Online Pete mitchell
        Pete mitchell (Pete Mitchell) 8 May 2020 18: 29
        Quote: Lena Vasilenko
        Or maybe she’s sick of her own ... Maybe this is shame?

        No, this mentality is called.
  12. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 7 May 2020 16: 01
    Of course, the Czech Republic cannot boast of its own heroism in the fight against the Nazis! The Czech Republic surrendered to Hitler without a fight, served him in the SS, built Hitler thousands of tanks, army trucks, armored personnel carriers and self-propelled guns !!!
  13. Gogi bresner Offline Gogi bresner
    Gogi bresner (Gogi Bresner) 7 May 2020 16: 12
    Well, on a fig, Konev had to hurry with the liberation of Prague ???? The Czechs worked all over the war for Hitler! And do not regret it, I look.
  14. AICO Offline AICO
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 7 May 2020 16: 56
    Look, as if bloody vomit through the ears did not climb !!!
  15. Edward Teach Offline Edward Teach
    Edward Teach (Nikolai Elagin) 7 May 2020 16: 59
    And what everyone is silent about the fact that Skoda and the rest of the factories worked in three shifts, tirelessly, for the benefit of Aloizovich?

  16. krechetzaletniy Offline krechetzaletniy
    krechetzaletniy (Gyrfalcon Zaletny) 7 May 2020 17: 40
    Still, with their striking labor they brought closer the victory of the Reich. And here ........
  17. mss001 Offline mss001
    mss001 (Mikhail Smirnov) 7 May 2020 20: 19
    You will feel sick forever. We Russians guarantee it to you, as do all the other henchmen of Adik Hitler. But this is better than if our grandfathers would put you all together with your then masters. And so, you again blather and again are unhappy with something. This is your life - the life of eternal slaves and hangers-on.
  18. alexandrmakedo Offline alexandrmakedo
    alexandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 7 May 2020 23: 53
    Quote: Monster_Fat
    Do not be surprised at this, and even more so build a problem out of it - this is a natural process.

    The natural process is the dreams of cattle, who think that they will take him for a walk along the rural road, to where they can devour more and more often, but in fact, when they take him to the slaughterhouse.
    To give the lives of Aryans, people of the highest grade in the name of the pupils of subhuman, wherever they may be — whether in Poland, in the Czech Republic, in France ..... 1932. Is that not enough for them rams?
    What natural process are we talking about? From today’s height, don’t you see where everything could have come to? If you don’t see, then your ancestors (in my opinion) died in vain in the name of your freedom today. Or are your belly sizes so much larger than your brain?
  19. bratchanin3 Offline bratchanin3
    bratchanin3 (Gennady) 8 May 2020 10: 51
    The Czechs were Hitler's allies and throughout the war they worked faithfully at the Skoda factories, served in Wehrmacht units and are in fact defeated. How will they treat their winners well? The Czechs have always been the conductors and followers of European duplicity, meanness and perversion, even with regard to the killing of civilians in Serbia (Yugoslavia) by NATO bombings, President Havel justified this by "humanitarian bombing". The height of cynicism is to call the murder of civilians humanitarian actions, and in this the Czechs are mean and cynical.
  20. afisev Offline afisev
    afisev (Max Afisev) 8 May 2020 16: 19
    Still these spineless people would not feel sick. First they gave all the weapons to Hitler, then until 1944 they repaired and made new ones, and the Fuhrer carefully paid them. And then such a bummer, the Russians came and left these Nazi licking jobs. And then also in 1968, they kicked us into order. And we, for example, are sick of these Czechs. We still remember their bloody Czech corps and how many orphans they made in Russia, and then they also stole part of the Russian gold reserve.
  21. Peter Krainev Offline Peter Krainev
    Peter Krainev (Petr Krainev) 8 May 2020 18: 50
    Unfortunately, the history of the Czech state has developed so unhappily that no events - both in the Czech Republic and in the world around it - can change their mentality. Due to which they always found themselves where at a particular historical moment it was more convenient to live under someone's wing. Hence the tonality and terminology of the materials of the local media. Russophobia is very profitable today. And the forms of trade in it are a purely commercial category. So, "don't shoot the pianist - he plays as best he can."
  22. kot711 Offline kot711
    kot711 (vov) 9 May 2020 10: 03
    Czechoslovak and Polish pilots have done so much for their country. That is, they fought not for the liberation of their country, but for merits to Britain?
    You can, of course, fall, but so low ....