March 15, 1939 – The day Czechoslovakia ceased to exist

Eighty years ago today, on March 15 1939, Hitler gave Czechoslovak
President Emil Hácha a stark choice: accept becoming a protectorate or
face destruction. After Hácha reluctantly agreed to give up his
country’s independence the German army started moving in. It was the
beginning of six long years of occupation.

Friday, March 15, 2019