Diary January 18, 1919

arrival peace delegations versailles

Allied soldiers and officers curiously follow the arrival of the various delegations to Versailles invited to the peace conference.

World War One Diary for Sunday, January 19, 1919:

France – PEACE CONFERENCE OPENS at 1530 hours in Quai d’Orsay, Paris, 48 years to day since German Empire’s proclamation at Versailles: Clemenceau unanimously elected Chairman with 27 countries represented by up to 5 delegates each; secretariat appointed.
Britain: National War Bonds issue closed at £1645.3 million (£148 million in last week).

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