Foreign News: Tragedy of Teschen

In Warsaw and in Budapest last week the overwhelming will of two highly emotional peoples to grab slices of Czechoslovakia was such that Poland and Hungary would certainly have overthrown their Cabinets, had not Polish Marshal Edward Smigly-Rydz and Hungarian Regent Nicholas Horthy been 100% in accord with popular opinion. A slice of defeated Hungary containing 1,000,000 Magyars was carved off in 1920 by the Allies to help make up Czechoslovakia.

In 1919, when Poland was at war with the Soviet Union, the Czechoslovak Army occupied the Teschen area in Poland, with about 200,000...

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