‘We Must Push Eastwards!’ The Challenges and Dilemmas of President Beneš after Munich

@article{Hauner2009WeMP,
  title={‘We Must Push Eastwards!’ The Challenges and Dilemmas of President Bene{\vs} after Munich},
  author={M. Hauner},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={2009},
  volume={44},
  pages={619 - 656}
}
  • M. Hauner
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
This article has been inspired by the author’s editing of E. Beneš’ Memoirs 1938—45 . One of the strongest challenges for the former Czechoslovak President Beneš was the relationship with the Soviet Union. Did Beneš, who formed his government in exile in the West, succumb to Stalin’s will during his visit in Moscow in late 1943 or later, during the communist putsch of 1948? The author believes that Beneš’ decision to push eastwards, for the sake of building a closer relationship with Soviet… Expand
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