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Starvation Blockade Of Germany

Posted: 3 years 5 months ago (Sat Dec 19, 2015 4:19 am)
by Mortimer
The British used a naval blockade to stop foodstuffs from entering Germany. After the armistice in 1918 the blockade was kept in place leading to many deaths from starvation and malnutrition related diseases -
http://www.wintersonnenwende.com/script ... n1919.html

Re: Starvation Blockade Of Germany

Posted: 3 years 2 months ago (Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:07 pm)
by Mortimer
The British government issued a report in 1937 on the effects of the blockade -
http://www.wintersonnenwende.com/script ... bgy00.html
They considered their policy of starvation to be a success.

Re: Starvation Blockade Of Germany

Posted: 1 year 1 month ago (Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:11 am)
by Mortimer
C Paul Vincent has written a book called The Politics of Hunger - The Allied Blockade of Germany 1915-1919. It goes into detail about the causes, planning and effects of the blockade. Here is a review by Robert A Hall which originally appeared in the Journal of Historical Review in 1986 -
https://codoh.com/library/document/2154/

Re: Starvation Blockade Of Germany

Posted: 5 months 1 week ago (Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:29 am)
by Hektor
Mortimer wrote:C Paul Vincent has written a book called The Politics of Hunger - The Allied Blockade of Germany 1915-1919. It goes into detail about the causes, planning and effects of the blockade. Here is a review by Robert A Hall which originally appeared in the Journal of Historical Review in 1986 -
https://codoh.com/library/document/2154/



Here is a lecture on the Versailles Treaty and its effects:
https://archive.org/details/TheTragicLegacyOfVersailles

It's pointed out that the blockade had been used to blackmail Germany into the Versailles Treaty.