Arguably, a more balanced Versailles treaty
would have resulted in German domestic theatre that could have rebuffed Nazi advances.
Facing such concepts and in accordance with the ratification of the Versailles Treaty
by Romania, our legislation entered a new era.
Moreover, Wilson's utter refusal to compromise over the Versailles Treaty
sounds like nothing in politics today so much as Tea Party intransigence.
It was deprived of the USA participation because the American Congress refused to ratify the Versailles Treaty
, the Soviet Russian participation which was not invited not even to Paris between 1919 and 1920 as well as the support of the defeated states.
He had written the prescient Economic Consequences of the Peace, denouncing the Versailles Treaty
for imposing crushing reparations on Germany, which, Keynes discerned, required the bankrupt country to "hand over to the Allies the whole of her surplus production in perpetuity.
Moore instead discovers complexity, especially in the 1930s, because of the supposed 'open-mindedness' of the interwar American who could agree with Hitler that the Versailles treaty
was unfair and/or believe that Hitler was right in his anticommunism.
While the devastating economic effects of the Versailles Treaty
and a centuries-deep well of anti-Semitism partially explain why ordinary Germans aided or averted their eyes from the ravages of World War II and the Holocaust, this book weaves a rich cloth from German voices past and present, the letters of the dead, and the personal recollections of the living.
ETUC General Secretary John Monks has likened the terms of the loans to the 1919 Versailles Treaty
- the peace agreement that ended the First World War and forced Germany to pay punitive reparations to the allied powers - saying they "reduce member states to quasi colonial status".
True, our fascists speak about the "Oslo criminals", much as Hitler ranted against the "November criminals", but the Oslo agreement was the opposite of the Versailles treaty
, which was signed in November 1919.
He was soon enmeshed in the government's efforts to circumvent the naval-armament provisions of the Versailles treaty
that had ended World War I.
After the war, Germany's small arms development was crippled by the restrictions of the Versailles Treaty
Spicer cites, for example, the instance of a certain Father Anton Heuberger of Hizhofen, a "latent anti-Semite" who rejected the Versailles Treaty
and looked forward to a patriotic destiny of greatness for Germany.