Exploring History
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Exploring History

France Invaded Germany Between WWI and WWII

A treaty enforcement action

French troops march through a German town (Bundesarchiv, Bild 102–09896 / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

The end of World War I was a joyous occasion for nearly everyone. The war had exacted a terrible cost in lives and infrastructure around the world and the peace prompted a global sigh of relief. Germany, however, soon learned that peace was not enough for the victorious powers, they wanted vengeance and loot.

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