July 27th in German History: The Austrian State Treaty Comes Into Force

The division of Germany following The Second World War is the topic that features prominently in the public memory. Less famous is the division of Austria. Austria was partitioned between the Allied powers until 1955. On July 27th of that year, the zones of occupation were effectively reunited, and the state of Austria reestablished. InContinue reading “July 27th in German History: The Austrian State Treaty Comes Into Force”