The Occupation of Prague: A Motorcycle Division on the Charles Bridge (March 15, 1939)   While Hitler was declaring his peaceful intentions after the Munich Agreement, he was also planning the “liquidation of rump Czechoslovakia." Here, Hitler’s primary objectives included improving Germany’s strategic and economic position to better prepare for a later attack on Poland and the Soviet Union.

The Occupation of Prague: A Motorcycle Division on the Charles Bridge (March While Hitler was declaring his peaceful intentions after the Munich Agreement, he was also planning the “liquidation of rump Czechoslovakia.

Nazis in Prague, 75 yrs ago Hitler invade Czechoslovakia (Wenceslas Square 19.3.1939)

Nazis in Prague, 75 yrs ago Hitler invade Czechoslovakia (Wenceslas Square

From left: Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and Italian foreign minister Count Ciano. The Czechs played no part in the discussions. The Agreement was signed at 2.00am on 30 September. Its terms allowed Hitler’s forces to move into the Sudetenland the following day.

Appeasement was Britain’s pre-World War Two policy of allowing Hitler to expand German territory unchecked.

February 14, 1945 - bombing in Prague

February 1945 - American bombers headed fi Dresden mistakenly bomb heavily populated areas of Prague killing 701 people and wounding

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