14. Map 1945 - After WWII

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Map Key:
Red Lines = Modern borders
White = Poland
Green = U.S.S.R.
Blue = Germany
Pale Green = Czechoslovakia

After World War II (1945), the borders of Poland all shift west. The Russians won the war; the Germans lost -- so parts of eastern Germany became part of Poland (East & West Prussia, Pomerania, Silesia), and the Soviet Union took over the eastern provinces of inter-war Poland (Wilno, Nowogródek, Polesie, Wolyn, Tarnopol, Lwów, Stanislawów).