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15/03/1939 Hitler occupies and annexes Czechoslovakia

The occupation of Czechoslovakia began with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement. Adolf Hitler's pretext for this action was the alleged privations suffered by the ethnic German population living in those regions. New and extensive Czechoslovak border fortifications were also located in the same area.


  • Essentials 

  • Demands for Sudeten autonomy 

  • Munich Agreement 

  • First Vienna Award 

  • Second Republic (October 1938 to March 1939) 

  • Second World War 

  • End of the war