Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 Ju...
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Treaty of Versailles
The 6 months from the end of WWI to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.
Shandong Problem
The Shandong Problem (simplified Chinese: 山东问题; traditional Chinese: 山東問題; pinyin: Shāndōng wèntí) refers to the dispute over Article 156 of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, which dealt w...
Stab-in-the-back legend
The stab-in-the-back myth ( Dolchstoßlegende ) is the notion, widely believed in right-wing circles in Germany after 1918, that the German Army did not lose World War I but was instead betra...
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Heavenly Twins (Sumner and Cunliffe)
The Heavenly Twins was the name assigned to two British delegates, the Judge Lord Sumner and the Banker Lord Cunliffe, during the 1919 Treaty of Versailles negotiations that were to set the terms of ...
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Bagamoyo
The town of Bagamoyo, Tanzania, was founded at the end of the 18th century. It was (also spelled Bagamojo) the original capital of German East Africa and was one of the most important trading ports al...
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German referendum, 1929
A referendum was held in Germany on 22 December 1929. It was a failed attempt to introduce a 'Law against the Enslavement of the German People'. The law, proposed by German nationalists, would formall...
Polish Post Office (Danzig)
The Polish Post Office (Poczta Polska) in the Free City of Danzig (Gdańsk) was created in 1920 and operated until the German invasion of Poland that marked the beginning of the World War II.
The p...
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Leipzig War Crimes Trials
The Leipzig War Crimes Trials were a series of trials held in 1921 to try alleged German war criminals of the First World War before the German Reichsgericht (Supreme Court) in Leipzig, as part of the...
Fritz Max Cahén
Fritz Max Cahén (alias Lynkeus) (born December 8, 1891 in Saarlouis; died August 29, 1966 in Bonn) was active in the Weimar Republic government and later founded the anti-Nazi political alliance Volk...
Postage stamps and postal history of German East Africa
This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of German East Africa.German East Africa was a German colony in East Africa, including what is now Burundi, Rwanda and Tanganyika (the mainlan...
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Alsace-Lorraine
The Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine (German: Reichsland Elsaß-Lothringen or Elsass-Lothringen) was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871 after it annexed most of Alsace and the Mo...
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Paul Reichard
Paul Reichard (2 December 1854 – 19 September 1938) was a German explorer who traveled extensively in Africa.His discoveries led to the establishment of the German East Africa Protectorate.
Paul R...
Lodge Reservations
United States Senator Henry Cabot Lodge from Massachusetts was the Republican Majority Leader and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations and a member of the U.S. Senate since 1893. In response...
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World War I reparations
World War I reparations were compensation imposed during the Paris Peace Conference upon the Central Powers following their defeat in the First World War by the Allied and Associate Powers. Each of th...
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Postage stamps and postal history of Kionga
The Kionga Triangle was a tiny territory on the border between German East Africa (present-day United Republic of Tanzania) and the Portuguese colony of Mozambique (present day Republic of Mozambique)...
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Jewish Community of Danzig
The Jewish Community of Gdańsk (German: Danzig) dates back to at least the 15th century though for many centuries it was separated from the rest of the city. Under Polish rule, Jews acquired limit...
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