Foreign News: Fifth Partition of Poland

Prime Minister Winston Churchill had a Christmas present for the Poles—partition. To a House of Commons still seething with the Greek crisis, he announced that, with Britain's consent, Russia would extend her western frontier to the Curzon line. Poland would be compensated by about half of East Prussia, including Danzig, so that she would have a Baltic coast of some 200 miles (see map). She would also receive unspecified parts of eastern Germany to which Poland had historical claims. Presumably this meant parts of Silesia.

(A representative of the, Lublin Committee, writing in Pravda, claimed frontiers up to the Oder River for...

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