Plaque unveiled in Prague commemorating New York fire fighters who perished responding to attacks on 9/11

12-09-2010

Prague firemen on Saturday unveiled a plaque in the Czech capital commemorating the 343 New York firemen and rescuers who died in New York City nine years ago, responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11th. The plaque, which bears an inscription in Czech and English, is found at Prague’s Kampa at Malá strana. On Saturday, the ninth anniversary of 9/11, Prague fire fighters also gathered at the US Embassy, where commanders presented US cultural attaché David Gainer with a commemorative letter. Mr Gainer also took part in the unveiling, along with the mayor of Prague 1, laying a wreath at the site.