Innocent Abroad: Belgium at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919

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INDEX
Aachen, 114, 114n, 146; and Rhenish Republic, 124-25; disorders, 164; waterworks, 165, 167, 167n
Abercorn, 45
Act of Berlin ( 1885), 317
Act of Brussels ( 1890), 317
Admiralty, 262, 301; and Scheldt, 70, 259-60
Africa, 40, 44
African campaigns. See German East Africa
Albert I, king of the Belgians, 17, 26, 62, 68; in World War I, 5, 21-25, 57; prewar, 15; and army, 21-22; and Congo, 24; and war aims, 25; and neutrality, 26; and alliances, 28-29; and Luxemburg, 33, 211, 229-30; distrust of British, 70-71, 394; and Curzon, 71, 399; at Loppem, 71, 84, 91; and France, 71; entry into Brussels, 74; address from throne, 74-75; visit to peace conference, 119-20, 187-89, 229-30, 262; and Rhineland, 120, 230; writes Lloyd George, 189, 230; and reparations, 190, 199, 205; and united command, 215-16; sees Hardinge, 230; and Scheldt, 262; state visit to France, 323; trip to U.S., 323, 325, 336; and Palestine, 331, 331n; and Constantinople, 331n; Ieper meeting with Poincaré, 340
Allied Conference, Paris ( 1917), 60
Allied Economic Conference ( 1916), 51
Allied Financial Conference ( 1921), 358
Allied Financial Conference ( 1922), 359
Allied Financial Conference ( 1925), 362-64
Allies, 5; peace conditions, ix, x; propaganda about Belgium, ix, x, 5, 16-17, 21, 62; war aims, 5, 22; tributes to Belgium, 16-18; promises to Belgium, 17-18, 27, 55-56, 60-61, 198, 204-5, 385-86; note to Germany, 162
Alsace-Lorraine, 7, 50-51, 154, 209, 219, 226-27, 231, 233, 250; marks question, 179; iron ore, 212, 245
Anglo-American Guarantee of France. See Guarantee of France
Anglo-Belgian Alliance Proposal ( 1916), 27-29, 395
Anglo-Belgian talks ( 1912), 14
Anglo-Belgian treaty (unsigned, 1922), 346-47
Anglo-French-Belgian Declaration ( 1916), 43
Anglo-French-Belgian Economic Entente, 53-54
Anglo-French treaty (unsigned, 1922), 346-47
Angola, 47
Antonia, princess of Luxemburg, 208, 208-9n
Antwerp, 18-20, 266, 299, 398; prewar, 8-12, 15; economy, 50, 89, 244n; as naval base, 65, 69-70, 76, 254, 261, 274, 279, 281-82, 366-67; revival, 77, 307; access to sea, 140; interest in Limburg, 140; wartime damage, 172; Allied use, 308
ARBED ( Société des Aciéries Reuniés de Burbach-Eich-Dudelange), 213, 219, 221
Armistice, 71-72, 72n, 74, 80, 315
Armistice Commission, 128
Asquith, H. H., 54, 331
Australia, 97, 187, 193, 196
Austria, 130, 170; declares war, 20; and 1839 treaties, 255-56

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