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31.   The First Session of the National Assembly in Weimar (February 6, 1919)

The First Session of the National Assembly in Weimar (February 6, 1919)
32.   French Cavalry in the Streets of Mainz (April 23, 1919)
The surrender of the left bank of the Rhine as well as the garrison cities of Cologne, Koblenz, and Mainz was among the conditions of the November 11, 1918, ceasefire that officially ended the hostilities....
French Cavalry in the Streets of Mainz (April 23, 1919)
33.   Mounted Troops Enter Munich after the Defeat of the Councils' Republic [Räterepublik] (May 1919)

Mounted Troops Enter Munich after the Defeat of the Councils' Republic [<I>Räterepublik</i>] (May 1919)
34.   Soldiers with Machine Guns in Augsburg (April 1919)

Soldiers with Machine Guns in Augsburg (April 1919)
35.   East African (Askari) Nember of the Lettow-Vorbeck Freikorps in Munich (May 1919)

East African (Askari) Nember of the Lettow-Vorbeck <I>Freikorps</i> in Munich (May 1919)
36.   The German Negotiators at Versailles (1919)
The version of the peace treaty presented by the victorious powers on May 7, 1919, at Versailles was universally rejected throughout Germany. But Matthias Erzberger (1875-1921) of the Center Party....
The German Negotiators at Versailles (1919)
37.   Mass Demonstration in front of the Reichstag against the "Brutal Peace" (May 15, 1919)
The conditions of the Treaty of Versailles met with harsh protest in Germany, from both the government and the population alike. All parties summarily rejected the territorial transfers in the west....
Mass Demonstration in front of the Reichstag against the "Brutal Peace" (May 15, 1919)
38.   Mass Demonstration in Berlin's Lustgarten against the Treaty of Versailles (1919)
The conditions of the Treaty of Versailles met with harsh protest in Germany, from both the government and the population alike. All parties summarily rejected the territorial transfers in the west....
Mass Demonstration in Berlin's Lustgarten against the Treaty of Versailles (1919)
39.   Friedrich Naumann, Speech on Berlin’s Königsplatz (1919)
In the photograph below, taken only a few months before his death in 1919, the liberal politician Friedrich Naumann (standing in front of pillar) speaks out against the Versailles Treaty and the....
Friedrich Naumann, Speech on Berlin’s Königsplatz (1919)
40.   "Germany's Dismemberment" (1928)

"Germany's Dismemberment" (1928)
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