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Re: History 404

There are a number of things wrong with that analogy, Michael, which we could discuss at some other time, but just in the interests of historical accuracy it’s worth noting that when Joshuapundit refers to the two ‘main’ nationalities in pre-war Czechoslovakia (by implication the Czechs and Slovaks) he is, I suppose, correct in a political sense, but not numerical. If we go by the 1921 census, there were more ethnic Germans in the country (roughly 23 percent of the population) than ethnic Slovaks (roughly 15 percent).

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