How the Americans Liberated (a part of) Czechoslovakia

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US troops from the 90th Infantry Division entered Czech territory in April 1945, and along with the advancing Soviet forces from the east, they were facing a ragtag German opposition from Army Group Centre under Field Marshal Ferdinand Schörner. However, the disintegration of the German Wehrmacht became visible, and many German soldiers surrendered as the Americans advanced. The Americans were able to liberate various cities and regions in Czechoslovakia, including Pilsen, where the citizens welcomed the liberators despite the mistaken bombing of the local brewery by the US Air Force.

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