French and Belgian Troops Occupy German Ruhr Region

French and Belgian Troops Occupy German Ruhr Region

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French and Belgian troops occupy the Ruhr industrial region of Germany because of late reparations payments for World War I. Already resentful at the onerous demands made upon them by the Versailles Treaty, Germans react to his with a wave of disgust that is exploited by far-right and ultranationalist political parties.


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