THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Mandates

The Mandates Commission of the League of Nations received the reports of the mandatory Powers.

Mandated territories granted England include: Tanganyika Territory (formerly part of German East Africa), Mesopotamia and Palestine. German Southwest Africa was entrusted to the Union of South Africa; New Guinea, to Australia; Samoa, to New Zealand. France received Syria and the major part of Togoland and the Cameroons. Belgium received a strip of German East Africa bordering on the Belgian Congo. Japan received several Pacific Islands north of the Equator, including the Island of Yap.

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