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what argument?

By the way, this treats - like anybody did - reparations and forced loans as the same issue. So the theory tat they are separate is a rather recent invention.

"It has to be in our interest to preserve this in-between situation for as long as possible in light of the outstanding peace treaty," the memo concludes, "to then put off repayments [citing] forfeiture through time limitations."

I mean, what did you expect? That they agree to pay? The claims of e. g. France alone would have ruined west germany.

by IM on Fri Mar 13th, 2015 at 07:54:21 PM EST
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