MONTENEGRO: Secession?

Montenegro (tiny country-mostly mountains) has an active godfather: Hamilton Fish, Jr., of the U.S. Kouse of Representatives.

Montenegrons desire to regain independence from Yugo-Slavia. Congressman Fish leads an American committee to assist them.

Before the war, Montenegro was free. Its boundaries were defined: north by Austro-Hungary, south by Albania, east by Serbia, west by the Adriatic. After the war was started to join Montenegro to the newly formed Serb, Croat and Slovene State (Yugo-Slavia). The "Big Four" (Lloyd George, Clemenceau, Orlando, Wilson) decided that a plebiscite should be held. Meanwhile, YugoSlavian troops occupied the territory; the Montenegrin...

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