Oder-Neisse Line


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Oder-Neisse Line

(ˈəʊdəˈnaɪsə)
n
(Placename) the present-day boundary between Germany and Poland along the Rivers Oder and Neisse. Established in 1945, it originally separated the Soviet Zone of Germany from the regions under Polish administration
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The most common is the belief that the present immigration crisis west of the Oder-Neisse line is part of some natural or evolutionary process, no different from the great migration of peoples across the isthmus of centuries past, and therefore intrinsically unremarkable and unobjectionable.
Kohl's commitment to anchor a united Germany within Europe, and his pledge months later to accept the Oder-Neisse line, the German-Polish border set after World War Two, ensured French support for unification.
The Cambridge histories of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music also stop short at the Oder-Neisse line.)
43: After World War II, the Oder-Neisse Line becamethe border betweenwhichtwocountries - though not recognised by another nation many years?
43 After World War II, the Oder-Neisse Line became the border between which two countries?
In doing so, the Allies sliced off a chunk of Germany and extended Poland west to the Oder-Neisse line. Anywhere from 3.5 million to 9 million Germans were forcibly expelled from the new Polish territory and relocated in Germany.
West of the Oder-Neisse line to the Atlantic, all is roughly the same as today: east of the Odra-Nysa line (the same line) to the Urals and beyond, most is very different.
Chancellor Helmut Kohl's November, 1989, 10-Point Programme for German unification, merely by failing to guarantee explicitly the Oder-Neisse line as Germany's permanent, eastern frontier, was sufficiently ominous to cause Polish authorities, in February 1990, to request the continued presence of Russian troops on Polish soil.
Other territories east of the Oder-Neisse Line should be placed under Polish administration; 3.
With the Berlin wall dismantled, can they erect a new economic iron curtain along the Oder-Neisse line?