Exposing enemies in the regional leaderships of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia 1950–1951

Marián Lóži

The study examines the phenomenon of searching for internal party “enemies” at the regional level of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (KSČ) in 1950–1951. It describes and compares the course of the campaign in four regional party organizations (Ústí nad Labem, Plzeň /Pilsen/, Olomouc, Prešov), in which it observes the actions of central, regional and district level actors. It monitors general trends and local specifics. It analyses which factors determined the course of the search for “enemies” in the leadership of the regions of the KSČ and its results.

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