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Offline Graf_Radetzky(CZ)

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Prague uprising
« on: 05-05-2010, 20:05:40 »
on May 5, 1945 (so 65 years ago) began Prague uprising, in the last moments of the war in Europe. The uprising went on until May 8, 1945, ending in a ceasefire the day before the arrival of the Red Army and one day after the Victory in Europe Day.
More read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prague_uprising
and here: http://www.radio.cz/en/article/53783

Videos:
Real
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0N6blV9OdA
Reenacment
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIKtbtv-IXQ
« Last Edit: 05-05-2010, 20:05:55 by Graf_Radetzky(CZ) »

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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #1 on: 05-05-2010, 20:05:54 »
This must be part. It was a very politically important part of the war.
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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #2 on: 05-05-2010, 22:05:39 »
It's also Cinco de Mayo! and Prague likes spring uprisings don't they?

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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #3 on: 05-05-2010, 22:05:33 »
ARRIBA! EES CINCO DE MAYO, SENOR! Mexicans first to defeat Napoleon! Arribaa!


Contrary to popular belief, It is not Mexico's Independence Day. I believe that is September 15.
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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #4 on: 05-05-2010, 22:05:51 »
This must be part. It was a very politically important part of the war.
Yes, thats right.
It's also Cinco de Mayo! and Prague likes spring uprisings don't they?
Yeh, but it is other part of Prague history-1968
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prague_Spring  :)

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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #5 on: 05-05-2010, 22:05:04 »
ARRIBA! EES CINCO DE MAYO, SENOR! Mexicans first to defeat Napoleon! Arribaa!

You mean Napoleon III.

And they won the battle, but they still lost the war.   ::)  Honestly its stupid of the USA to celebrate it, that's like us celebrating ANZAC day or Boxing Day....

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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #6 on: 05-05-2010, 22:05:39 »
yes, but It's still make fun of Mexican stereotypes.





also, most Americans use it as a means to advertise the Sweet, Sweet Taste of Corona Extra!


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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #7 on: 05-05-2010, 23:05:15 »
ARRIBA! EES CINCO DE MAYO, SENOR! Mexicans first to defeat Napoleon! Arribaa!

You mean Napoleon III.

And they won the battle, but they still lost the war.   ::)  Honestly its stupid of the USA to celebrate it, that's like us celebrating ANZAC day or Boxing Day....
Long live Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, he defeated Napoleon Bonaparte   :D

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Re: Prague uprising
« Reply #8 on: 05-05-2010, 23:05:24 »
Stomach cancer defeated Napoléon.
"Force answers force, war breeds war, and death only brings death.
To break this vicious circle one must do more than act without thought or doubt."