PEACEMAKING IN PARIS 2 | Germany on Trial - Hew Strachan


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Welcome to PEACEMAKING IN PARIS, presented by PROFESSOR SIR HEW STRACHAN for UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION and introduced by SIMON BENDRY, Director of UCL Institute of Education's First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme. In 1919, the United States and Allied Powers met in Paris to decide the terms of the peace settlements with the defeated Central Powers. A century on, Sir Hew reflects on the Paris Peace Conference and its legacy. In an earlier series, FROM AMIENS TO ARMISTICE (, Sir Hew looked at the sequence of Allied victories from the Battle of Amiens on 8 August 1918 to the Armistice negotiated by Germany on 11 November 1918. In this podcast, GERMANY ON TRIAL, he considers the period from the signing of the Armistice up until 28 June 1919, when the German Republic, as it then was, signed the Treaty of Versailles with the Allies. MUSIC | LE TOMBEAU DE COUPERIN (Rigaudon) from RAVEL, Gaspard de la nuit / Sonatine / Le Tombeau de Couperin performed by VLADO PERLEMUTER on VOX LEGENDS, licensed courtesy of NAXOS - IMAGE | WWI Paris peace conference, May 27, 1919; from L-R British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, Italian Premier Vittorio Orlando, French Premier Georges Clemenceau, US President Woodrow Wilson; by Edward N Jackson, US Army Signal Corps; Wikimedia Commons. PRODUCTION | ChromeRadio for UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION | Executive Producer - Simon Bendry | Producer - Catriona Oliphant | Post-production - Chris Sharp.

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