French/Belgium troops occupy Ruhr

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

Troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr in order to enforce coal deliveries made as war reparations.

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Editors. "French/Belgium troops occupy Ruhr". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2925, accessed 31 August 2014.]