Let Them Eat Versailles

Today is the anniversary of the signing of perhaps the most disastrous treaty in history — the Treaty of Versailles that formally ended the Great War and which inexorably and inevitably led to the Second World War.

Versailles

The Treaty proved that financial greed, land grabs, and bitter vengeance were no basis for a lasting peace.

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