Treaty Of Versailles Analysis

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Hi Angel, I agree with your analysis of the Treaty of Versailles and the effect that it had on German economy and people after the war. I wanted to expand on some of your points, specifically the military downsize and inflation that occurred after the war. As you said the German military was significantly downsized to a standing army of no more than 100,000 men, a reduced navy, and the complete dismantling of the German air force. This put many soldiers out of work following the end of the war. In addition to all the land cessions, the German government also had to establish a demilitarized zone in the Rhineland. As you mentioned the German government was forced to pay war reparations to the victorious countries. I would like to add