This article discusses the civil war in socialist Czechoslovakia, which took place in the years 1989-1991, was a direct result of the failed coup, which is more known also under the name of the Arsenal of Democracy. The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia refused to give up their privileged position and called in the army, along with leftist militias to suppress demostration, despite emphatic expression of Mikhail Gorbachev of non-intervention in the natural development of the situation. November 17 following days were cruel, tanks rammed into people and was even recorded several cases of use of chemical weapons, especially in the Battle of Hodonin, which took over the newly created Czechoslovakia Democratic Legion, which wanted to resist communist establishment.

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