As on a year basis, even in in the first week of May 2019 the City of Pilsen will commemorate the events, that happened in the beginning of May 1945. The Liberation Festival Pilsen, celebrating the liberation by the US Army, will take place from Friday May 3 until Monday May 6; traditionally with a rich military-historic and cultural program. To its atmosphere inseparably belong the public meetings with the WW II veterans and commemorative acts. The attractive historic military parade, Convoy of Liberty, will ride through Pilsen on Sunday May 5. The highlight of the program is the main commemorative act at the Thank you, America! memorial taking place on Monday 6. This year the City of Pilsen and Europe will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the opening of the Western front in the French Normandy. The Czechoslovakian foreign unit in Great Britain – The Czechoslovakian independent armored brigade – participated in the fighting for harbors at the La Manche channel. An exposition in Smetanovy sady and a competition for children will be dedicated to the Czechoslovakian independent armored brigade.