Diary June 3, 1919

French soldiers evacuate the Rhineland

It was not until 1930 that France evacuate the Rhineland. French soldiers plunge their flags into the Rhine to demonstrate that they would return.

World War One Diary for Tuesday, June 3, 1919:

France – Peace Process: Germany protests vs French support for newly-independent Rhineland Republic.
Britain: Asquith answers Lord French on 1915 shell shortage controversy.

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