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a former republic in central Europe

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Similar to the National Front forces, officials who joined communist networks had backgrounds in security services from East and West, including service in the military of the First Czechoslovak Republic, legal training in the First Czechoslovak Republic, military intelligence experience in Moscow during World War II, service in the Czech Army in Great Britain, and training in the Spanish Civil War.
our members must at all times in both word and deed demonstrate their loyalty to the Czechoslovak republic.
In some regards, the Protocol Concerning Mutual Long-term Supplies Between the Czechoslovak Republic and the People's Republic of China, signed on 4 July 1956 in Beijing, may have constituted the first long-term trade agreement.
The results were disastrous for the Czechs, whose new Czechoslovak republic consisted of truncated Czech lands (some border territory ceded to Germany) and autonomous regions in Slovakia and Ruthenia.
Stribrny has lived through "interesting" times: the brief life of the Czechoslovak Republic under Tomas Masaryk; Hitler's annexation of the "Sudetenland" the Communist takeover after World War II; the brief Prague Spring followed by the Warsaw Pact invasion of 1968, and finally the "Velvet Revolution" in 1989.
Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain decided to erase the Czechoslovak Republic from the European map.
The level and sophistication of entrepreneurial activity in the Czech Republic in 2004 is high, and women's representation in the legal profession predates the first Czechoslovak Republic (1918-1938).
Nekula replies, however, that Kafka's seeming pedantry is easily explained by his anxiety about keeping his job under the new Czechoslovak Republic, which required state officials to operate solely in Czech, and by his unusually precarious situation as a Jew.
One final point about the Bren gun, designed in the former Czechoslovak Republic in the 1930s if my memory is correct - each magazine held 30 rounds and the theoretical rate of fire was 624 rounds per minute.
The Portuguese court ruled that Budvar's rights to the name were already protected under a 1986 bilateral treaty between Portugal and the former Czechoslovak Republic.
She experiences World War I and the First Czechoslovak Republic, joins the resistance movement during World War II, lives through the communist takeover and the subsequent totalitarian regime, and witnesses the Warsaw Pact invasion of 1968.
Czechs and Slovaks joined together in 1918 to form an independent Czechoslovak republic, which lasted 30 years as a very prosperous parliamentary democracy.
In 1920, the constitution of the new Czechoslovak Republic established the equality of all religious confessions.
It was in the First Czechoslovak Republic (1918-1938) that Slovak ethnology attained full institutionalization and academic credibility.