Sunday, October 25, 2009

Allies Leave Austria

Habsburg double-headed eagleSix years short of six decades ago today, the Allies left Austrian territory according to the Austrian State Treaty. The treaty's full name was:

State Treaty (with annexes and maps) for the re-establishment of an independent and democratic Austria.
One of the provisions read:
Austria further undertakes to maintain the law of 3rd April, 1919, concerning the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine.

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