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  Serbia Info / History of Serbia:The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1918 - 1941)
With the end of World War I and the downfall of Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire the conditions were met for proclaiming the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians in December of 1918.
Yugoslavia was an obstacle for these plans and King Aleksandar I was the pillar of the Yugoslav policy.
During an official visit to France in 1934, the king was assassinated in Marseilles by a member of VMRO - an extreme nationalist organization in Bulgaria that had plans to annex territories along the eastern and southern Yugoslav border - with the cooperation of the Ustashi - a Croatian fascist separatist organization.
www.serbia-info.com /enc/history/kingdom.html   (489 words)

  
  Kingdom of Yugoslavia
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was a Balkan state which existed from December 1, 1918 to mid-April 1941.
The kingdom was formed in 1918 under the name Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Serbo-Croatian Kraljevina Srba, Hrvata i Slovenaca, Slovenian Kraljevina Srbov, Hrvatov in Slovencev, short name Kraljevina SHS).
The new Kingdom was made up of the formerly independent kingdoms of Serbia and Montenegro, as well as a substantial amount of territory that was formerly part of Austria-Hungary, the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/k/ki/kingdom_of_yugoslavia.html   (750 words)

  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia became a militarist state arming for possible war with its neighbours Italy and Bulgaria, and in a similar vein, king Alexander was assassinated by Macedonian nationalists while visiting Marseille in 1934.
Yugoslavia's regent Paul actually signed the Tripartite Treaty in Vienna on March 25, 1941, but this was against the will of most Yugoslavs, and he was met by a coup d'état when he returned on March 27.
On November 25, 1942, the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia was convened in the city of Bihac.
www14.brinkster.com /philayu/KYU/k-yu.htm   (593 words)

  
  Kingdom of Yugoslavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yugoslav kingdom bordered Italy and Austria to the northwest, Hungary and Romania to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece and Albania to the south, and the Adriatic Sea to the west.
The Kingdom of Yugoslavia was soon divided by the Axis into several entities: Hungary and Bulgaria annexed some border areas, Croatia was made into the Independent State of Croatia, and a rump Serbian state was created under the administration of Milan Nedić, which still recognized Peter II as King.
The Fascist Kingdom of Italy had territorial ambitions against the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and formed a coalition against it with states with similar state designs, heavily influenced by Italy and/or fascism: Albania, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria which lasted from 1924 to 1927.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kingdom_of_Yugoslavia   (3446 words)

  
 Yugoslavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in all south Slavic languages, Југославија in Serbian and Macedonian Cyrillic) is a term used for three separate but successive political entities that existed during most of the 20th century on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe.
The first was a kingdom formed in December 1, 1918 as the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, which was re-named the Kingdom of Yugoslavia on January 6, 1929 and existed under that name until it was invaded on April 6, 1941 by the Axis powers.
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) was formed on April 28, 1992, and it consisted of the former Socialist Republics of Serbia and Montenegro.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yugoslavia   (6686 words)

  
 Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Kingdom of Serbia.Royal officers shoulder boards for an
A splendid hussar officer's belt of the Kingdom of Serbia in
Original 19th century POLICE WHISTLE of the Kingdom of Serbia.
www.tridentmilitary.com /World-Militaria/kingdom-of-yugoslavia.html   (131 words)

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