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The Vesels: The Fate of a Czechoslovak Family in 20th Century Central Europe (1918–1989) - cover

The Vesels: The Fate of a Czechoslovak Family in 20th Century Central Europe (1918–1989)

Josette Baer

Publisher: ibidem

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This book deals with the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) that was launched on 29 August 1944 in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. In the West, the uprising is an under-researched topic in the history of WWII. The Slovak state was an ally of Nazi Germany, but the uprising proved that the population did not share the regime’s ideology.

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