Treaty of Versailles
The Allied and Associated Powers publicly
arraign William II of Hohenzollern, formerly German Emperor, for a supreme
offence against international morality and the sanctity of treaties.
German Government recognises the right of the Allied and Associated Powers
to bring before military tribunals persons accused of having committed
acts in violation of the laws and customs of war. Such persons shall,
if found guilty, be sentenced to punishments laid down by law. This provision
will apply notwithstanding any proceedings or prosecution before a tribunal
in Germany or in the territory of her allies.
guilty of criminal acts against the nationals of one of the Allied and
Associated Powers will be brought before the military tribunals of that
The German Government undertakes to furnish all documents and information of every kind, the production of which may be considered necessary to ensure the full knowledge of the incriminating acts, the discovery of offenders and the just appreciation of responsibility.
GENERAL Catalogue reference:VISIONS.
The Allied and Associated Governments affirm and Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss and damage to which the Allied and Associated Governments and their nationals have been subjected as a consequence of the war imposed upon them by the aggression of Germany and her allies.
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