AMERICAN IMPERIALISM(1890 1919)
TREATY OF VERSAILLES[SOURCES]
(B) ** demilitarization
Concept note-1: -Demilitarization is often narrowly defined as simply the dismantling or demobilization of a military, and the eventual destruction of military equipment, the destruction of weapons and explosives, and the incineration and destruction of chemical and biological weapons.
Concept note-2: -Disarmament-The reduction or withdrawal of military forces and weapons.
Concept note-3: -Examples of demilitarisation include: The Treaty of Versailles barred post–World War I Germany from having an air force, armoured vehicles, and certain types of naval vessels. In addition, it established a demilitarised zone in the Rhineland.
Concept note-4: -Demilitarization means, as defined by the Department of Defense (DOD) in the Defense Material Disposition Manual, DOD 4160.21-M, to be the act of destroying the military offensive or defensive advantages inherent in certain types of equipment or material.