The treaty of Versailles was a humiliating experience for Germany because:-
1. Germany lost its overseas colonies, a tenth of its population, 13 percent ofit’s territories, 75 percent of its iron and 26 percent of its coal to France, Poland,Denmark and Lithuania.
2. The allied powers demilitarized Germany to weaken its power.
3. The war guilt cause held Germany responsible for war and forced to pay compensationamounting to $6 billion.
4. The allied armies also occupied the resource rich Rhineland for much of the 1920’sMany Germans held the new Weimar republic responsible for not only the defeat but thedisgrace at Versailles.