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Bulgaria in WWII


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The History of Bulgaria



Thracian History



Article: WWI – The Second Balkan War


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the lead up to World War I and in particular the Second Balkan War.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/51453/world-war-i-centennial-second-balkan-war-begins


Article: World War I – The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan Region


The following link is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I and the military situation in the Balkans region.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/132566


Today in History – 14 May 1955


The Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance is Signed

The Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance, also known as the Warsaw Pact, was signed in Warsaw, Poland. This was the military alliance signed by the Eastern Bloc of nations, namely the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Albania. The treaty came about in response to West Germany being included in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on the 9 May 1955. These were the two major treaties to come out of post war (WWII) Europe and were the opposing parties of the Cold War.

For more information on the Cold War see:
http://www.coldwar.org/

Timeline of the Cold War:
http://library.thinkquest.org/10826/timeline.htm

 


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