The Fall and Rise of a Nation: Czechoslovakia 1938-1941

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East European Monographs, 2004 - History - 190 pages
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From Czechoslovakia's former president comes a unique account of the last two weeks of September 1938, chronicling the country's approach to the Munich pact. Based on newly discovered and previously unpublished manuscripts and augmented with wartime speeches and other important documents, this book recounts the painful experience of the Sudeten Crisis, the Munich Diktatof September 1938, Hitler's invasion of Prague six months later, and the formation of Edvard Benes's government-in-exile.

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Preface by Edvard BeneS
The Invasion of
Czechoslovakia at War with Germany Since

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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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