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THE MAKING OF A STATE: MEMORIES AND OBSERVATIONS, 1914--1918. BY THOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK, President of the Czechoslovak Republic. An English version by Henry Wickham Steed. New York: Stokes, 1927.

MY WAR MEMORIES. BY EDUARD BENES, Czechoslovak Minister of Foreign Affairs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928.

DURING the first year of the World War two university professors, T. G. Masaryk aad Eduard Beneš, escaped from Prague to start a revolution for the Czechoslovaks against Austria-Hungary. Four years later they returned, the one as President of the newly created Czechoslovak Republic, the other as its Minister of Foreign Affairs. Ten years after the World War

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