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Czechoslovakia

Postcard celebrating the independence of Czechoslovakia from Austria-Hungary, proclaimed in its capital Prague on October 28, 1918. The lion, a symbol of Bohemia dating to the 12th or 13th century, became part of the coat of arms of, and a symbol for, Czechoslovakia. The lion holds in its mouth remnants of a Habsburg banner, while looking at part of the Prague skyline.
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Ať Žije
Československa Republika!
28. Rijna 1918
Long live
The Republic of Czechoslovakia!
October 28, 1918

Postcard celebrating the independence of Czechoslovakia from Austria-Hungary, proclaimed in its capital Prague on October 28, 1918. The lion, a symbol of Bohemia dating to the 12th or 13th century, became part of the coat of arms of, and a symbol for, Czechoslovakia. The lion holds in its mouth remnants of a Habsburg banner, while looking at part of the Prague skyline.

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Ať Žije

Československa Republika!

28. Rijna 1918



Long live

The Republic of Czechoslovakia!

October 28, 1918

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia is a country in Europe.