DC -- Wilson Center -- Exhibit: Czechs and Slovaks on Their Difficult Road to Peace and Independence:
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The Wilson Center is pleased to host an opening exhibition with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic commemorating the centennial anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia.
World War I redrew the map of Europe, resulting in newly independent countries including Czechoslovakia. Delve into period photographs and newspaper clippings, accompanied by historical analysis, to deepen your understanding of the quest for independence, whether in politics or in combat, by the Czechs, Slovaks, and their supporters abroad.
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Czechs and Slovaks on Their Difficult Road to Peace and Independence
October 9, 2018 - December 18, 2018
WILCZE_181210_006.JPG: Europe Before and After the Great War
WILCZE_181210_017.JPG: The Road to War
WILCZE_181210_033.JPG: Assassination in Sarajevo and the Myth of Enthusiasm for the Great War
WILCZE_181210_041.JPG: First Fights and Fronts
"A Different War than We Expected"
WILCZE_181210_063.JPG: The Carpathian Front
WILCZE_181210_074.JPG: Life Behind the Front Lines
Mobilization of the "Home Front"
WILCZE_181210_083.JPG: Propaganda versus Loyalty
WILCZE_181210_092.JPG: "For the National Freedom of Peoples under the Yoke of Austria-Hungary"
WILCZE_181210_097.JPG: "What the Heart Connects, the Sea Shall not Divide!"
Activities of Czechs and Slovaks in the USA
WILCZE_181210_102.JPG: Woodrow Wilson and the Creation of the Czechoslovak Republic
WILCZE_181210_113.JPG: Czechs and Slovaks in Russia for the Creation of Czechoslovakia
WILCZE_181210_121.JPG: Czechoslovak Legion in Russia
From Zborov to Control Over Siberia and Return Home
WILCZE_181210_133.JPG: Czechoslovak Legionnaires in the Trenches of the Western Front
WILCZE_181210_140.JPG: With the Motto "Now or Never!"
Czechoslovak Legion in Italy
WILCZE_181210_149.JPG: Crisis before Collapse of the Old Monarchy
WILCZE_181210_160.JPG: The Creation of Czechoslovakia
Proclamation of Independent Czechoslovak State
WILCZE_181210_169.JPG: Personalities of Czechoslovak Resistance
WILCZE_181210_175.JPG: At Home and on the Front
Testimonies and Destinies of Ordinary People
WILCZE_181210_181.JPG: Consequences of the Great War
WILCZE_181210_189.JPG: Memory of the Great War and the Creation of Czechoslovakia
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