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Contents of the Treaty of Versailles

Duration: 01:36

This clip deals with the land settlement in the Treaty of Versailles, including Alsace-Lorraine, the Saar, demilitarisation of the Rhineland and the creation of eight new countries in the East with democratic governments, but leaving Poland and Czechoslovakia with German speaking minorities. The reduction in Germany's army and navy and abolition of German air force, war guilt clause, reparations, removal of colonies and the creation of the League of Nations are also covered.

Available since: Tue 14 Aug 2012

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Curriculum Bites International Relations

Exploring why the Second World War broke out, leading ultimately to the Holocaust.

First broadcast: 26 Jan 2012

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