Prague Uprising of 1945

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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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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").