CZECHOSLOVAKIA: A Frontier Incident

The frontier guards of Hungary and Czecho-Slovakia collided near Kosice (formerly Kashau). One Czecho-Slovak was killed. The Prague Government made representations to Budapest, but the Royal Hungarian Government assumed a non possumus attitude. The Czecho-Slovakian Government, determined to have the matter out, closed the frontier to all Hungarians. A few days later Hungary recognized her responsibility and communications became normal.

It appeared that each side accused the other of firing the first shot, but it was conclusively proved that the shooting took place on CzechoSlovakian territory, where, of course, the Hungarians had...

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