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Flashcards in Treaty of Versailles Deck (12):
1

What happened to Germany's armed forces?

Armed reduced to 100,000 (internal use only)
No submarines
No air force - existing air force destroyed
Navy limited to 6 battleships, 12 destroyers, 6 cruisers, 12 torpedo boats. Rest of the fleet destroyed.

2

What happened to the Rhineland?

It was demilitarised (German forces could not enter the Rhineland - which bordered France)

3

What happened to Germany's 11 colonies?

They were lost

4

How much did Germany have to pay in reparations to France and Belgium?

£6,600million (agreed on in 1921) or 136,000 million marks

5

What region was lost to France?

Alsace and Lorraine

6

Which areas were lost to Belgium?

Eupen and Malmedy

7

Which lands were lost to Poland?

Posen and West Prussia (divided Germany in two)

8

What is a plebiscite and were where they held?

A public vote on whether that area should Germany. Upper Silesia voted to become part of Poland. Northern Schleswig decided to become part of Denmark.

9

What happened to the port of Danzig?

It was made an international city - not governed by Germany

10

What was decided about the Saar coalfields?

Their output (considerable) would go to France for 15 years

11

How much land did Germany lose?

13% of its European territory

12

What percentage of iron and coal did Germany lose?

50% of its iron and 15% of its coal reserves