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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Large-scale, organized pilgrimages by Catholic expellees from Silesia and other regions east of the Oder-Neisse border were especially popular in the late 1940s and early 1950s, sometimes attracting tens of thousands of participants.
It was also the result of attitudinal shifts in West German society--often linked to the coming of age of a new generation that was more inclined to revisit and critique the darker features of the Nazi era--which translated into declining support for key expellee causes, such as rejecting the Oder-Neisse border and maintaining claims to lost eastern provinces.
While the East Germans officially accepted the Oder-Neisse border (declared to be the Polish-German border by Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt), they bickered about it with the Polish government for decades.