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Ambassador Brink Honors Allied Combatants at Polomka

After the outbreak of the Slovak National Uprising in the autumn of 1944, American special operatives from the Office of Strategic Services came to Central Slovakia, together with British Allies, to aid the partisans and assist downed Allied airmen trapped behind enemy lines.   As German forces moved to suppress the uprising, the American and British ...
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Honoring the Legacy of Nazi Victims at Nemecke

Ambassador Bridget Brink honored the memory of nearly 900 victims of Nazi aggression in Nemecke. In January 1945, German troops executed innocent villagers as part of a revenge campaign following the Slovak National Uprising.  This tragic event reminds us of the need to reject hatred and totalitarian ideologies.  We pay tribute to all the freedom fighters of ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia, COVID-19 Status Update

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia, COVID-19 Status Update June 23, 2020 Location:  Slovakia Current situation in the country:  Although the official state of emergency in Slovakia ended on June 13 and many of its neighbors have eased social distancing measures, the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that the State Department keeps its  global level four health advisory  in place.  We strongly recommend ...
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