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When Pittsburgh helped create European peace

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With the continued fighting in Ukraine – and Pittsburgh’s deep European heritage – many in the region have been motivated to help, and that’s great.

Yet with each passing year, it seems fewer and fewer remember that Pittsburgh was once a great peacemaker on the world stage, when the nation of Czechoslovakia was created here on May 31, 1918.

If you’re a reader of historical markers, you may have caught the one celebrating this achievement at Seventh and Penn avenues Downtown. Here’s a great explanation from WESA-FM’s Great Question series.

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