Letters, Jun. 17, 1946

Versailles v. Potsdam

Sirs:

Apropos your "Potsdam Product" (TiME, May 20), you may be interested in a letter of General Tasker H. Bliss [who was one of the five U.S. signers of the Versailles Treaty], July 16, 1920, referring to the Spa Conference:

"The whole trouble seems to me to be that the Allies want, on the one hand, to enforce with the utmost strictness the terms of the Versailles Treaty, and, on the other hand, want to maintain Germany in a condition where she can be a military bulwark against Russian Bolshevism. These...

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