YOU may read today in the newspapers and magazines that what is called the Polish Corridor was taken away from Germany. This is not correct. In dealing with serious international problems proper terms should be used -- proper formally, historically and logically.
Germany, formally and as a whole, took no active part and found no direct advantage in the dismemberment of Poland. Historically, our territory now called the Corridor was wrested from Poland by Prussia and remained a realm of the Prussian Kings for 99 years. Only in 1871, and still as a part of a Prussian province, was it incorporated into
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