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What are some major differences between how the Allies treated Germany after World War II and World War I? 

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Consider the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, contrasted to the terms of the Nazi surrender ending WWII in Europe. 

The Treaty of Versailles blamed Germany for virtually all of the war, Nazi surrender only put the blame where it belonged.  The Treaty of Versailles required Germany to pay the rest of Europe for the damage that was done, the Nazi Surrender treated all the parties in WWII as victims, proportional to damage suffered (i.e. Germany and France were absolute victims as both countries were virtually destroyed, the US wasn't a victim as it was...

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