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The air clauses provide that the armed forces of Germany must not include any military or naval air forces. Germany is, however, to be allowed to maintain soaplanes up to October 1, 1919, to be exclusively employed in searching for submarine mines. The Entire personnel of the air forces in Germany is. to be demolished within two months except for a total of 10,000 men including : officers whidh may be, retained up to October, The aircraft

( of tli© Alied aftd associated Powers! ate to enjoy full liberty of passage arid landing over andi in the territory and territorial waters:' of Germany until i January 13, 1923, anile&s prior to tliat ' ate Germany is admitted to tho 1 Leal.gue of' Nations or i» admitted tt>'adhere to the International Air Opiwen- ( tion. j The manufacture of aircraft and pjsPts .of aircraft is forbidden throughout Gorr . many far six months. I All military and naval- aircraft, in>- ' cludiing. dirigibles, and .all aei"onautipal ; materjiil' are to h& deiFive^ftiVJ to- tho All'ieji and associated Governments j within; three months, except i'or ten I seaplaifes- already specified, i Genei'al articles provide foi" a mcdi- , fication of the German laws; in conj formity w*ith the preceding classes. I All claif«es' contained in tit©* treaty J are to be executed by Germany; undoi* I the control of Inter-Allied Commissions, to-be'specially appointed Hy the 'Allied and associated Government's, for I which the German Government ■_ _is ' bound to l'm-nieh- all nece.s&ary facilities and expenses of- upkeep. The duties 1 of tho Militai"y Naval and Aeronautical Commissions of «?outrol are laid dovftfwiar detail

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AERIAL DEFENCE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919

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AERIAL DEFENCE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9605, 9 May 1919