The Treaty of VersaillesThe final of a series of treaties, it was signed on June 28, 1919. The War Guilt Clause stated that Germany would have to pay reparations. Germany also had to reduce its army, navy, and get rid of their Air Force. Germany also lost territories such as the Alsace, Lorraine, and sections ofPrussia. The Germans were left with a bitter taste in their mouths. ReparationsGermany would have to pay for all the damages it caused to the allied countries, and their people. The reparations had been promised by Allied leaders to their people.MandatesAfter the war France took over Lebanon and Syrian, and the British got Iraq and Palestine. These territorial gains were called mandates. It was obvious that the idea of “self-determination” was only being applied to European countries.The Terms of the Treaty of VersaillesThe treaty can be divided into a number of sections; territorial, military, financial and general.