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Allied relations of the Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia between 1918--1938. On the example of the 48th I. R. "Yugoslavia" celebrations.
Mláka, David ; Michela, Miroslav (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee)
The aim of this thesis is to analyze the relationships between allied nations Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia in years 1918 and 1938 from the perspective of selected commemorative acts. The main aim of this thesis is to define the role of the 48th Infantry Regiment in these celebrations. This Thesis is based on the hypothesis that through its honorary title "Jugoslavia" was created symbolic function of the regiment, which was strengthened mutual friendly relationships between Czechoslovakia and the Kingdom of SHS. My thesis statement is not chronologically limited on the years 1918 and 1938 because the "seed" was planted before the founding of the independent countries. The thesis examines relationships between Czechs and South Slavs before and during 1st World War, focusing on the relationships and short history of 102nd Infantry Regiment "Potiorek", which has been precursor of the 48th Infantry Regiment "Jugoslavia". Keys words: 1st World War, recollection, holidays, celebrations, collective memory, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, France, Little Entente, 48th Infantry Regiment "Jugoslavia", 102nd Infantry Regiment, Benešov u Prahy.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Šimek, Viktor ; Stehlík, Michal (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee)
The author deals with the institution of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier / Warrior in historical borders of Czech Republic. It focuses on its centuries-old development, its influences on creating national identity and its uses as a tool for a political campaign. First part of the thesis deals the period until 1938. The second part follows the development of the institution during World War II and its transformation after 1948. The final part maps the last decade of its reconstruction and its advantages to contemporary society with an aim for the teenage generation and last but not least as a place of tradition and bounds with current Army of the Czech Republic. This thesis works with available archive materials of the Central Military Archives in Prague, National Archives of the National Museum, period press, proceedings and monographs related to the National Memorial in Vítkov. Key Words Czechoslovak legion, tomb, republic, Unknown soldier, protectorate, Unknown warrior, piety, communism, Vítkov.
Training and Operations of Officers of the Intelligence department of the General staff in Vienna in 1955-1989
Křeček, Pavel ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Stehlík, Michal (referee)
The presented bachelor's thesis focuses on the under-researched topic of Vienna's intelligence department (residency, rezidentura) from the 1950s to the 1980s of twentieth century. On the basis of archival materials author analyses specialization of the residency, work experience of ZS/GŠ intelligence officers and their training for operation /operating/ in foreign countries. The bachelor's thesis also examines the sylabus of secret services training course and preparation of ZS/GŠ personnel for their work in residency. On the example of particular intelligence officer author tries to ilustrate the life of individual in the frame of army intelligence structure and team of intelligence officers of Vienna residency both in "peaceful" period of 1950s and critical period after 1968. The thesis is especially based on heuristics of archival sources of the Security Services Archive (Archiv bezpečnostních složek, ABS) and accesible monographies, memories and studies. Key words Czechoslovak millitary intelligence - Training of Intelligence officers - Vienna - Vienna's residency of ZS/GŠ
Anglo-American culture and Czech society 1918-1938
Dvořák, Jaromír ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Rychlík, Jan (referee)
The Diploma Thesis deals with an influence of Anglo-American culture upon Czech society in 1918- 1938. The main focus is dedicated to the Czech intellectual environment, which has accepted Anglo- American culture and spread it among general public. An importance of T. G. Masaryk to introduction of English philosophy at the Czech philosophical faculty is shown here as well as his support of Anglo- American culture in the time of establishing the Czechoslovakia. Famous Czech author K. Čapek is presented as an admirer of American pragmatism and his further relationship towards American culture is also shown here. A part of thesis deals with Čapek's well known travelogue called Anglické listy. Except of famous personalities, the importance of English department at Prague faculty of arts is also taken into account. The department was lead by the founder of Czech English studies Vilém Mathesius, whose linguistic and cultural studies are also presented here. The last part of thesis is dedicated to introduction of compulsory English language classes into secondary schools and to analysis of curriculum and text books.
"Old Maid": Czech Society and the Honour Shield of the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia
Beneš, Otmar ; Michela, Miroslav (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee)
Presented diploma thesis focuses on research and analysis of the only decoration founded in the name of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. It is not only focusing on the timeframe of the Second World War, but it also tracks the phenomenon of civil decorations and medals across entire modern Czech history. The main research question is following: why was not the preceding First Czechoslovak Republic creating similar institutions and why after 1945, or more precisely 1948, the time has come to create enormous inflation of them. The main aim of the thesis is to define the Honour Shield of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia as probably the very first civil decoration of modern Czech history. The thesis is not only focusing on the period of the occupation (1944-45), when the decoration was distributed. It also concentrates in detail on the previous thinking of the Nazi occupation authorities, which then resulted in founding of the decoration, together with the postwar retribution, with which were the awarded people confronted after 1945. The thesis is modifying so far common purely phaleristical approach to the topic, which it is supplementing with wider context. It is assessing the reaction of the Czech population on this particular award and on the term of honour, which it was supposed to...
Military history in interwar Czechoslovakia
Cáp, Michal ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Beneš, Zdeněk (referee)
1 Annotation This work tries to tackle concept of history of knowledge and possibilities of its application for study of history of military historiography. With the use of this concept, the work will analyse processes of organisation, creations and spread of military historiography in interwar Czechoslovakia. It tries to come to terms with historiographical definition of military history but also its contextualisation considering history of knowledge and sociocultural factors describing the relationship of warfare and society. The work attempts it on the example of main, institutional centres of knowledge management of military history in first Czechoslovak republic. 2
Phenomenon of the smoking between an army and civilian sector in the 20th century
Lundák, Martin ; Šedivý, Ivan (advisor) ; Randák, Jan (referee)
The topic of smoking in the 20th century wasn't properly researched yet, especially in Czech Republic. Publications that would take into account any influences like army environment, propaganda, advertisement and other, are basically non-existent. This thesis is aimed to cover at least a part of this neglected phenomenon in a given period of time. It pursues mostly the relationship between smoking and the state or society, with special attention to conflicts and soldiers in general. The research of archive sources, medical statistics, legislation or regulations is combined with the testimony of sources of a personal nature, photographs and preserved visual materials. It will also be supplemented by findings from the fields of medicine, sociology and psychology. Keywords war; tobacco; cigarettes; smoking; army; society; 20th century
Company Nazdar in France with the eyes of its members in 1914-1915.
Martínková, Hana ; Hlavačka, Milan (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee)
This theses deals with the Czechoslovak legions in France between 1914 and 1915. The first part of the theses deals with the relations between the Czech lands and France, as well as the position od Czechs in France. The second part focuses on the Czechoslovakian Colony in France and its activities at the time of the outbreak odf the First World War. Subsequently, it deals with the creation of the company "Nazdar" and its operation in the period from August 1914 to May 1915. The third part of the theses is focused on front-line everydayness based on ego-documents, i.e. found diaries and notes of members of this company.
The Rise and Fall of CSLA?! Military profession (1960-1970) in the collective memory of the officer corps
Hlaváček, Jiří ; Vaněk, Miroslav (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee) ; Mücke, Pavel (referee)
The Rise and Fall of CSLA?! Military profession (1960-1970) in the collective memory of the officer corps Jiří Hlaváček Abstract: The aim of this dissertation thesis is the reflection of everyday life and the (transformation) of the professional identity of the officers' corps in the 1960s in the collective memory. The research is based on narrative analysis of oral-historical interviews with witnesses who served in the Czechoslovak People's Army during the period under review. Memories of witnesses are compared with other types of historical sources. The first part of the thesis is devoted to the problems of everyday life in the socialist type army. The content analysis focuses on the motivation of witnesses for the choice of the military profession, the specifics of military life, ideology in the army, the relationship between the soldiers and the public, as well as on the combat readiness and role of the Czechoslovak army in the eventual potential cold-war conflict. The second part of the thesis deals with the actions of actors on the background of event history. It is followed by the reflection of the Prague Spring, the August occupation of 1968 and the subsequent normalization of the army in the early seventies. The main focus is on the narrative analysis of the actors' strategies and the different...
The Resistance Activity of the Company of Captain Jerry in 1944-1945
Moravcová, Nikol ; Čechurová, Jana (advisor) ; Šedivý, Ivan (referee)
This theses deals with the partisan movement in Wallachia during World War II. This problematic is shown on the case of the partisan unit of captain of partisans Jerry Tomison (in reality Vladimír Krajčík). The first part is devoted to change of viewing of the "partisan" phenomenon in literature. The second part ist concentrated on the history of the partisan unit of captain Jerry, including the life of the commander Vladimír Krajčík.

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