Prague Uprising of 1945

Prague Uprising of 1945

 

an antifascist national liberation uprising from May 5 to 9 in Prague, which was occupied by fascist German troops from 1939 to 1945. It was an integral part of the People’s uprising of 1945 in the Czech lands.

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The history and current events of Czechoslovakia were the most common subjects of his poetry: in Zhasnete svetla (1938; "Switch Off the Lights") he wrote about the Munich agreement by which part of Czechoslovakia was annexed to Germany, Prague was the subject of Svetlena odena (1940; Dressed in Light), and the Prague uprising of 1945 provided the focus of Prilba hliny (1945; "The Helmet of Clay").