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A German View on the Treaty of Versailles

Summary: The Treaty of Versailles dictated in effect that Germany was the sole nation responsible for World War I, the sole nation to pay for all the damages caused to the other nations from the war, and the most disregarded of the defeated nations. Was the treaty fair to Germany, or too harsh?
"She paid £2,000,000,000 in reparations. We experienced insuperable difficulties in paying £1,000,000,000 to America - and we are a much richer country than Germany.

We stripped her of all her colonies.

We deprived her of part of her home provinces.

We took her great fleet away from her.

We reduced her army of millions to 100,000 men.

We deprived her of artillery, tanks, airplanes, and broke up all the machinery she possessed for re-equipping herself. " David Lloyd George

That is how David Lloyd George described the treaty of Versailles. Of course, the treaty was very harsh, and he was not the only one who thought that. Most of the English and especially the Americans were shocked when they read the Treaty, never imagining that their once reasonable punishments would amount to such a value. Most said that this was because when you analyze aspect after aspect, view after view, it just...

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