Foreign News: Fire in the Carpathians

In Liberty Square in the heart of Budapest is a huge map of the old Kingdom of Hungary, done in shrubbery, with a Danube of blue flowers winding through its length. It shows, besides the Hungary of the Treaty of Trianon, all the provinces taken away by that treaty: Slovakia and Ruthenia, ceded to Czecho-Slovakia; Croatia, ceded to Yugoslavia; the Banat, ceded to Yugoslavia and Rumania; and the broad plateau of Transylvania, which Rumania also took. Around the map is a border of flowers spelling out in Hungarian:


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