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Feeding of the Austro-Hungarian Army during the First World War as seen by soldiers from the Czech Lands
Bjaček, Petr ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Pokorná, Magdaléna (referee)
The topic of this diploma thesis is the feeding of soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian Army during the period of the First World War. The aim was to analyze this topic from the perspective of ordinary actors - soldiers and non-commissioned officers. The thesis is structured into six parts leaving aside the introduction and the conclusion. The first chapter treats some psychological aspects of the alimentation within the thematic scope of this thesis. The second part continues with text dedicated to the eating habits of the Czech society at the beggining of the 20th century being as the starting point of the cultural change, which was a draft to the army. It is followed by an introduction to the military environment while emphasis is placed on the social and emotional connotations of meals. The next part focuses on war fatigue and misery, which turned the ladder of moral and market values upside down and caused a deep transformation of society. The last chapter compares the different approaches to the resources inside of the Austro-Hungarian Army to the dietary standards of the allied and hostile armies, while focusing on the effect on the morale and companionship of soldiers. As for its sources, the thesis relies on the Czech written sources of personal nature from the Czech soldiers of the...
Fighter against fascism as socialist hero. Two lives of Ján Nálepka
Bjaček, Petr ; Randák, Jan (advisor) ; Michela, Miroslav (referee)
After the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1939 the Slovak part of the republic under the German patronage declared an independent Slovak state. From geopolitical reasons the Slovak regime as an ally of Nazi Germany was actively involved in many military adventures including the participation in the campaign against the USSR. The fact of Slovak participation in the German campaign against the USSR has become one of the worst acts of Slovak Clerico-Fascist government for the constituting communist regime in the renewed Czechoslovakia. The unpleasant history has been covered by an appropriate historical interpretation and a search for the new socialist traditions. Captain Ján Nálepka has become one of the solid symbols of this effort. Left-wing intellectual, teacher and reserve officer of the Czechoslovak army was called to the Slovak army after the formation of the Slovak state. He received the Medal of Bravery for the fights against Hungary and Poland and he even participated in the campaign in the USSR. In 1943 he defected to the side of Soviet partisans and he fell at the end of the same year in the fight for the city Ovruch as a leader of Czechoslovak partisan section. For his work with Soviet partisans he posthumously received the title Hero of the USSR. In the thesis I investigate the concept...

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