This Day in History: Kapp Putsch Briefly Ousts Weimar Republic Government (1920)

This Day in History:
Kapp Putsch Briefly Ousts Weimar Republic Government (1920)

The fledgling Weimar Republic was just a year old when a renegade right-wing military unit made the first serious coup attempt. The government had tried to disband the unit to comply with the Versailles Treaty—which limited military power in Germany—so the brigade took Berlin. The legitimate regime fled, and Wolfgang Kapp, a radical civil servant, formed a new government. Within days, the coup collapsed and the former regime returned, thanks to a massive swell of support from whom? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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