Diary January 30, 1919

French troops from Indochina

French troops from Indochina. The blood duty that the locals from the colonies had to pay was one of the triggers for the independence demands.

World War One Diary for Thursday, January 30, 1919:

France – Peace Process: – Supreme Council adopts mandate system, provisional arrange­ments for German colonies and occupied Anatolia. Weizmann tells Colonel Meinertzhagen ‘Zionism is constructive Bolshevism’.
South Africa: War losses published.
Russia: 3 ex-Grand Dukes shot in Petrograd.

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