Restoring Poland after WW1

Prior to World War I, Poland was a memory, and its territory was divided among the empires of Germany, Russia and Austro-Hungary; these powers along with France and Great Britain were wrestling for dominance of the continent, as illustrated in this serio-comic map....

Romania in the first inter-war decade

The unification of all Romanians on December 1, 1918 opened a new chapter in the history of the country. Romania after the First World War was deeply transformed. The figures reveal this like no other. If, in 1912, Romania had an area of ​​130.177 km² with a...

Romania and the alliance with Poland

The main objective of Romania’s foreign policy in the interwar period was to defend the borders established at the Paris Peace Conference. To ensure the security of Romania, the politicians in Bucharest sought to build a whole system of regional alliances, but France...

Romania and the Little Entente

Through the treaties signed at the Versailles Peace Conference (1919-1920), Romania managed to obtain the international recognition of the Great Union. The leaders of Romania at that time had to preserve the integrity of the new borders by maintaining and observing...