Prague. Franco Fontana 1967.

Prague. Franco Fontana 1967.

Jiří Jeníček, Prague, Old Market Square, 40’s

Jiří Jeníček, Prague, Old Market Square, 40’s

Prague, Wenceslas Square by unknown author, 30’s

Prague, Wenceslas Square by unknown author, 30’s

February 14, 1945 - bombing in Prague

February 14, 1945 - bombing in Prague

February 14, 1945 - day when Prague was bombed and plenty houses have gone...

February 14, 1945 - day when Prague was bombed and plenty houses have gone...

Prague, Repairs of Charles Bridge after great flood in 1890

Prague, Repairs of Charles Bridge after great flood in 1890

World War 1. The emergence of a democratic Czechoslovak independence would not have been possible without the incredible bravery and heroism of the Czech Legions who travelled from near Moacow to Vladivostock fighting both the Red and White Russian armies along the way. They went to fight with the Allies in France.

World War 1. The emergence of a democratic Czechoslovak independence would not have been possible without the incredible bravery and heroism of the Czech Legions who travelled from near Moacow to Vladivostock fighting both the Red and White Russian armies along the way. They went to fight with the Allies in France.

Occupation of Czechoslovakian territories by the German Wehrmacht after the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938. The National Socialist propaganda text on 2 October 1938: 'The invasion of the German troops in Sudetenland. The youth of Hainspach held on tirelessly; over and over they welcomed the German soldiers with enthusiastic cheers.' Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv

Occupation of Czechoslovakian territories by the German Wehrmacht after the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938. The National Socialist propaganda text on 2 October 1938: 'The invasion of the German troops in Sudetenland. The youth of Hainspach held on tirelessly; over and over they welcomed the German soldiers with enthusiastic cheers.' Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv

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.

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.

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 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.

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