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..suite Yet British officers who had scarcely any dealings with French forces often displayed the same attitude. Many, it seems, suspected that the clever, self-interested, ‘materialistic’ French had drawn phlegmatic and trusting Britain into a war of their own making and were now leaving the British to do the fighting. Britons of all classes had no quarrel with ordinary Germans. They reserved their criticism for the Kaiser and the German High Command, whom they defined as Prussian rather than German and held chiefly responsible for the war. Vivid evidence of this outlook was offered in160;1916, during the Battle of the Somme, when the Prime Minister requested the advice of the British High Command on suitable peace aims.sac a paillette vanessa bruno
The High Command replied that, so long as the Prussians were removed from power, Germany would not be a problem but, on the contrary, an essential force for stability between the leading Slav and Latin powers.[ 51][ 51] Harold160;I. 160;Nelson, Land and Power: British and...suite 39 Germany’s decision to invade Belgium had been one reason why most liberals acquiesced in the government’s decision for war. However, a second and probably more important reason was the belief shared by liberals inside as well as outside government that the war was necessary to eradicate Prussian militarism.vetement burberry hommeFor instance, when the Prime Minister, Herbert Henry Asquith, announced to Parliament on160;4 August160;1914 that Britain was at war, he declared that they must fight on ‘until the military domination of Prussia is wholly and finally destroyed.’[ 52][ 52] Herbert Henry Asquith, Speeches by the Earl of Oxford and...suite The Oxford historians who argued the case for war later that month presented it as a struggle between Prussianism and Anglo-Saxonism. In their words, ‘the principle of raison d’état’, which had led Germany into war ‘is not really the doctrine of Germany, but rather the doctrine of Prussia’; and they added, ‘England has drawn her sword. How could she have done otherwise, with those traditions of law so deep in all Anglo-Saxon blood’.veste moncler enfant pas cher
[ 53][ 53] Ernest Barker, H. 160;W. 160;C. Davis et al. , Why We Are...