AMAN, later described as “The only peacemaker at Versailles,” prophesied in 1917: “We shall win this war but lose the peace, and all who are directing in this war will lose their reputation.” The peace treaties were dishonored; the ideals for which millions bled became ashes in the mouths of a dead generation; the statesmen and peacemakers were written off as failures or fools, and in desperation the world returned to battle.By WILLIAM D. BAYLES14 min
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