Tag Archives: Czechoslovakia

Carpatho-Ukraine

CARPATHO-UKRAINE One of the federal republics in post-Munich Czechoslovakia, 1938-9, and an ephemeral state – for one day in March 1939.   It lay at the eastern end of the Czechoslovakia that had emerged out of the collapse of Austria-Hungary, further … Continue reading

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Borsod

BORSOD  Megye (county) in northeastern Hungary until 1918, extending northwestwards from the River Tisza.   Its capital was Miskolc.   It lay in Royal Hungary, the Habsburg-ruled part, from 1526, but was one of the counties temporarily detached to Transylvania in the … Continue reading

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Bohemia-Moravia

BOHEMIA-MORAVIA    PROTEKTORAT BÖHMEN UND MAHREN. Territory subservient to Nazi Germany, 1939-45. In the autumn of 1938 Czechoslovakia lost lands to Germany, Hungary and Poland, and became a loose federation, from which Slovakia seceded on 14th March 1939. President Hacha of … Continue reading

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Bohemia-Moravia

BOHEMIA-MORAVIA    PROTEKTORAT BÖHMEN UND MAHREN. Territory subservient to Nazi Germany, 1939-45. In the autumn of 1938 Czechoslovakia lost lands to Germany, Hungary and Poland, and became a loose federation, from which Slovakia seceded on 14th March 1939. President Hacha of … Continue reading

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Bayerische Ostmark

BAYERISCHE OSTMARK Nazi Party Gau in Bavaria, bordering on Austria and Czechoslovakia.   It extended from Niederbayern in the south through Oberpfalz to Oberfranken, and when Czechoslovakia ceded its border districts to Germany after the Munich Agreement in October 1938 those … Continue reading

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Bars

BARS County in the Kingdom of Hungary, lying between the Rivers Nitra and Hron, transferred to Czechoslovakia after the First World War and now in western Slovakia.

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Árva

ÁRVA   Magyar name of the northernmost county in the Kingdom of Hungary before 1918.  Orawa (Pol); Orava (Czech); Oravsko (Slovak). By a decision of the Conference of Ambassadors it was divided between Poland and Czechoslovakia (the larger part) in 1920.   … Continue reading

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Abaúj-Torna

ABAÚJ-TORNA   Abauj-Turña (Slovak). A county in the north of the Kingdom of Hungary.   It was drained by the River Hornád, a tributary of the Sajó, which itself flows to the River Tisza.   Its capital was Kassa (now Košice, the capital … Continue reading

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