History of Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia ( Slovak: Česko-Slovensko) is one of several official names for the central European state, that was used from 1918 to 1939 and 1945 to 1992. It occupied the territory that is today the Czech Republic, Slovakia and until March 1939, a part of today's Ukraine.
Czechoslovakia was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance in 1949, and the Warsaw Pact in 1955. After the fall of communism in 1989, Czechoslovakia joined the council of Europe in 1991. The state was divided in 1992 into the independent states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Historical map 'German settlements in Czechoslovakia in 1938'
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