War College (Prague)

The War College (Czech: Vysoká škola válečná) was a military staff college in Prague established by the government of Czechoslovakia in 1921 with the assistance of France.[1] Originally called the War School, it was renamed the War College in 1934.[2] It occupied the third floor of Tychonova 1 in Prague - as of 2017 the headquarters of the Czech Ministry of Defense.[2]

War College
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Location
Prague

Information
Typemilitary staff college
Opened1921
Closed1938

Notable alumni of the War College included Emanuel Moravec.[3] The War College ceased operations in 1938.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vojenské školství meziválečného Československa". vhu.cz (in Czech). Military History Institute of Prague. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Vysoká škola válečná v Praze" (PDF). army.cz (in Czech). Czech Army. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Emanuel Moravec: Symbol zrady". Život (in Slovak). April 19, 2008. Archived from the original on February 27, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2018.