Encyclopedia > Polish Corridor

  Article Content

Polish Corridor

The Polish Corridor was a stretch of land, which divided post-World War I Germany into two parts (East Prussia and Germany proper), returning parts of the old Polish province Royal Prussia to Poland, after 150 years of Partition. This was one of the results of the Treaty of Versailles.

In 1939, Hitler demanded free, ex-territorial passage of German trains and troops to East Prussia and back. The Polish government refused.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

... in the process. It was made into a 1965 film, starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom[?], Oskar Werner, Peter van Eyck[?], Sam Wanamaker, Rupert Davies[?] and Cyril ...