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a geographical area in central and eastern Europe

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Herwig is strong on the roles of the German and Austro-Hungarian General Staffs and Commands in planning and carrying out the great campaigns of the war.
While all this was going on, the Austro-Hungarian army, one of the largest in Europe, and armed with modern Mannlicher rifles and Schwarzlose machine guns, was still using revolvers whose basic design went back to the k early 1850s
He contacts a Turk rebel group desirous of allying with Austro-Hungarian forces.
So when the Czechs, who had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, were given the right to form their own state in October 1918, it contained not only 46 per cent Czechs but also 28 per cent Germans, 13 per cent Croats, eight per cent Hungarians and other minorities such as Poles, Ukrainians and Jews.
Other parts of the region, such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, came under the control of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Then just the footsteps of someone running away; then Hebrew chanting; then a sort of Austro-Hungarian salon ensemble, discreetly summoning the dead soul of Central Europe.
The 2003 Value Season features the Imperial Europe Cruise, a series of voyages roundtrip from Vienna that journeys to the sites of the centuries-old Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Himself an Austrian diplomat and former ambassador, Agstner is a historian of the Austrian and Austro-Hungarian foreign service in the Middle East and East Africa.
Pollack explores his German family's history right back to before the World War l, when they lived in Slovenia - then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire - as well as after their move to Austria in 1912.
This volume, with over 1000 entries, includes the Germanic parts of the Austro-Hungarian Empire within its remit.
Part of the huge Austro-Hungarian empire, Slovenia was an area, part Alpine highlands, part grasslands, that was not well-suited to population-supporting agriculture, so the crafts it produced were encouraged by the imperial government as a way of supporting the territory.
With the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the socialists took control of a city that was no longer the capital of an empire but simply the largest concentration of population in a small and generally impoverished country with a predominantly rural economy.
They form an impressive mosaic of cultural, political, and historical aspects of multicultural, multiethnic, plurireligious Trieste and its environs, by tradition more closely connected with the cultures of its Slavic and Austro-Hungarian neighbors than with the rest of Italy.
West Ukraine, however, was only annexed by the Soviet Union in 1939, having spent most of the previous two centuries under the relatively tolerant Austro-Hungarian empire.