Slavic rev. volume 53, issue 4, P1133-1134 1994 DOI: 10.2307/2500864 View full text
Kevin Hannan

Abstract: The conveying of Czechoslovak citizenship on the Mann brothers, Thomas and Heinrich in 1936, gained international significance. Those three million Germans living inside Czechoslovakia did not necessarily sympathize with the political refugees from the Reich. They would be gradually won over by nazi propaganda camouflaged by Konrad Henlein's Sudeten German Party. Whereas in Germany resistance to nazi takeover was muzzled almost immediately through Hitler's Gleichschaltung, democratic Czechoslovakia offered to …

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