Older german french couple
How old do you think these tombs are? .
Mark Hewitson, "Germany and France before the First World War: A Reassessment of Wilhelmine Foreign Policy" English Historical Review (2000) 115#462. The initial concept for the Franco-German cooperation however dates back a lot further than the Elyse Treaty and is based on the overcoming the centuries of Franco-German hostilities within Europe. Western European countries were also in urgent need of financial aid to recover and develop their economies that had been destroyed during the war.