Nov 15, 2016 · The 2014 Scott Classic Specialized 1840-1940 catalogue has, for Upper Silesia 1920-1922, 90 major number descriptions in the regular (Plebiscite) and official categories. Of those, 60 are CV <$1-$1+, or 67%. Clearly, a representative collection can be accumulated by the WW collector without much financial outlay. A closer look at the stamps and ... The ICRC’s intervention in Upper Silesia, although short-lived, was prophetic in outlining the kind of activity that the organization would increasingly be called on to carry out, in situations of internal conflict that ever more affected the civilian population. More on this in The ICRC and the Protection of War Victims
But the area was policed by French, British, and Italian troops, and overseen by an International Commission. As a result, the Upper Silesia plebiscite was conducted peacefully. In the Upper Silesia plebiscite of March 1921, a majority of 60% of the electorate voted against merging with Poland. Plebiscite in Upper Silesia, 1921. A Polish stand at the plebiscite in Upper Silesia. In accordance with the mandate of the article 88 of the Treaty of Versailles on 20 March 1921 took place a plebiscite on the national affiliation of the area of the German province of Upper Silesia, which was subordinated to the League of Nations after the First World War. THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE UPPER SILESIAN BOUNDARY DISPUTE, 1921-1922 For the League of Nations the first significant test which involved the major Allied powers concerned Upper Silesia. The Allies had failed to define a boundary for the region based on the plebiscite results of March 20, 1921. Jul 19, 2011 · 1919: Silesia divided into Upper and Lower Silesia after the Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I. A Plebiscite is ordered to be held in Upper Silesia in 1921 by the Interallied Commission, to allow the residents to determime if they wished to join Germany or Poland. Mar 17, 2015 · Upper Silesia (1921) The Treaty of Versailles had given the people of Upper Silesia the right to have a referendum on whether they wanted to be part of Germany or part of Poland. In this referendum, 700,000 voted for Germany and 500,000 for Poland.
Upper Silesia SUCCESS (1921) disputed area between Germany and Poland led to riots; League decided it should be split between Germany and Poland and both countries & the people accepted this The Silesian Civil Wars (German: Bürgerkriege in Oberschlesien; Polish: Powstania śląskie) were a series of three civil wars in Upper Silesia from August 1919 to July 1921 between Polish separatists and Germany loyalists, as the former sought to transfer the area from Germany to the new Polish Republic, founded after World War I.
Plebiscite in Upper Silesia, 1921. A Polish stand at the plebiscite in Upper Silesia. In accordance with the mandate of the article 88 of the Treaty of Versailles on 20 March 1921 took place a plebiscite on the national affiliation of the area of the German province of Upper Silesia, which was subordinated to the League of Nations after the First World War. At the end of World War I, Upper Silesia found itself squeezed between two nationalistically-obsessed peoples, and economically too attractive to both to be allowed to play an idependent political role, as it had for centuries. Upper Silesia was in 1921 divided. League of Nations Successes and Failures study guide by TheDarkLordLucifer includes 22 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.