Celebrations in Prague as the Habsburg rule ends and independent Czechoslovakia is established.
Prague Czechoslovakia Date:1918 Duration:4 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Part of a feature on the Czecho-Slovak Revolution. Shows 1918 celebrations in prague as the Habsburg rule ends and the independent republic of Czechoslovakia is established. Generalissimo (Chief Army officer) of the Czech Army, Dr. Scheiner and Rosicky read the oath of allegiance. Czechoslovakian troops returning from the Italian front receive a rousing welcome in Prague. Generalissimo and Rosicky review the troops. People and troops parade on the streets. Troops on horses and in horse carts. Czechoslovakian flags and banners in parade. Shows Minister Klofac, Dr K Kramarc and Dr Stanek, Minister of Public Works. Klofac addresses the people. The future of new republic is addressed by the socialist leader. Colonel Husak, Commander of the Czech forces in Russia addresses the crowd. Military band plays and the crowd cheers, waving hats in the air. View of uniformed French and British aviators in discussion, amongst the crowd. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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