The blow struck three quarters of a century ago
In commemoration of the saturation bombing suffered in Debrecen on June 02, 1944, the Debrecen Municipal Government had wreath-laying events on June 02, 2019.
The commemorative ceremonies took place at the memorial of the Debrecen heroes and civilian victims in Medgyesi esplanade – at the memorial plaque on the wall of Nagyállomás (Main Railwaystation) and – for the first time as part of the official commemorations – at the memorial column in the place of the wiped out Ispotály Church in Raktár street. Mr. Lajos Barcsa, deputy mayor of Debrecen, made a commemorative speech at the memorial of the Debrecen heroes and civilian victims, recalling the American air-raid 75 years ago and its victims.
Photo: János Miskolczi