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Munich Pact

(Encyclopedia)Munich Pact, 1938. In the summer of 1938, Chancellor Hitler of Germany began openly to support the demands of Germans living in the Sudetenland (see Sudetes) of Czechoslovakia for an improved status. ...

Munich

(Encyclopedia)Munich münˈkhən, city (1994 pop. 1,255,623), capital of Bavaria, S Germany, on the Isar River near the Bavarian Alps. It is a financial, commercial, industrial, transportation, communications, and ...

Locarno Pact

(Encyclopedia)Locarno Pact, 1925, concluded at a conference held at Locarno, Switzerland, by representatives of Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. The request of Gustav Stre...

Lausanne Pact

(Encyclopedia)Lausanne Pact, 1932: see reparations. ...

Kellogg-Briand Pact

(Encyclopedia)Kellogg-Briand Pact brēäNˈ [key], agreement, signed Aug. 27, 1928, condemning “recourse to war for the solution of international controversies.” It is more properly known as the Pact of Paris. ...

Paris, Pact of

(Encyclopedia)Paris, Pact of: see Kellogg-Briand Pact. ...

Munich, Technical University of

(Encyclopedia)Munich, Technical University of, at Munich, Germany; founded 1868 by King Ludwig II, acquired its present name 1970. It has three main campuses, with faculties of architecture, business administration...

Ústí nad Labem

(Encyclopedia)Ústí nad Labem o͞osˈtyē näd läˈbĕm [key], Ger. Aussig, city (1991 pop. 100,002), NW Czech Republic, in Bohemia, on the Elbe and Bilina rivers and near the German border. It is a river port, r...

Bad Godesberg

(Encyclopedia)Bad Godesberg bät gōˈdəsbĕrk [key], part of Bonn, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River. It is the site of numerous foreign embassies and government agencies as well as residenc...

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