Title: Americans in West Bohemia in 1945
Authors: Fischer, Petr
Kodet, Roman
Citation: West Bohemian Historical Review. 2013, no. 1, p. 138-155.
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Západočeská univerzita v Plzni
Document type: článek
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11025/11419
ISSN: 1804-5480
Keywords: Československo;Spojené státy americké;osvobození Plzně;Armáda Spojených států amerických;druhá světová válka
Keywords in different language: Czechoslovakia;United States of America;Pilsen liberation;U. S. Army;World War II
Abstract: The Article analyses some aspects of the presence of the American Army in Western Bohemia during the year 1945. Firstly it researches the question of the U.S. offensive to Western Bohemia, its causes and development and also describes the most important armed clashes with the Germans. In the second part the article concentrates on the presence of the Americans on the territory of Western Bohemia. It deals with the questions of the German prisoners, the stance of the civil population towards the Americans and their behaviour in Czechoslovakia and problems they had encountered (for example the question of their supply). In the conclusion the article describes the withdrawal of the U.S. forces during the autumn of 1945.
Rights: © Západočeská univerzita v Plzni
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