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Battle for Czech Radio, Czechia

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Vinohradská 1409/12
120 00 Praha 2

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An illicit broadcast from the radio studio in Prague helped spark the Prague uprising during the final days of World War II, but German counterattacks led to a pitched battle breaking out. The conflict became known as the Battle for Czech Radio (Czech: Boj o Český rozhlas). By controlling the radio, the Czech resistance was able to inform and inspire the people of Prague to effective action during the Prague uprising. German forces were unable to prevent the Czechs from broadcasting. However, the attempts to appeal to Russians and Americans for aid were unsuccessful.


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Battle for Czech Radio

Address: Vinohradská 1409/12, 120 00 Praha 2, Czechia