Year 1919 – Pogroms from Ukraine and Poland

Year 1919 – Pogroms from Ukraine and Poland

In 1919, nearly one hundred thousand Jews were murdered in Ukraine and Poland in pogroms. These ethnic riots dominated headlines and international affairs of their time as aid workers warned that six million Jews were in danger of complete extermination. Twenty years...
Restoring Poland after WW1

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 and the alliance with Poland

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

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...