Teschen

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Copper engraving of the town, c. 1640.

Teschen is the German name of a town on the Olza River divided in 1920 into the towns of Cieszyn, Poland and Český Těšín, Czech Republic.

During the First World War it was command centre (Armeeoberkommando) for the army and naval forces of the Austria-Hungary double monarchy.

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