#Borders: the passing of Alsace-Lorraine to France

#Borders today goes back to one of the hottest spots in European history: Alsace-Lorraine in 1918, when the region passed from German to French control. This poster campaign from the French Ministry of Education asks the French people to donate children books in French to Alsace-Lorraine, accusing Germany of having burned all children books in French in the area in the past five years.

Courtesy of FranceArchives, Bundesarchiv and Archives Departementales Cantal.

Explore it in our archives: https://www.archivesportaleurope.net/ead-display/-/ead/pl/aicode/FR-FRAD015/type/fa/id/FRAD015_10_PH/unitid/10+PH+515/search/0/alsace

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