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‘The Prussians, of whom even Goethe spoke as barbarians, are a distinctive European type, which has imposed itself and its characteristics upon the rest of Germany.’[ 61][ 61] Nevile Henderson, Failure of a Mission: Berlin, 1937-1939,...suite 43 Accordingly, for most educated Britons 9160;November160;1918160;–160;9/11160;– the day Berlin announced the Kaiser’s abdication and the German High Command disintegrated, was if anything more important than 11 160;November, the day of the Armistice. In the words of Evelyn Wrench, founder of the English-Speaking Union: 44 The great event we had been living for had come at last, for to us the Kaiser was the symbol of Prussian might, Prussian efficiency and Prussian war-spirit. Once the influence of the Kaiser and of the military clique was eradicated, we believed that…Germany would adopt a democratic form of Government and settle down as a happy member of the European family.promo sac longchamp
[ 62][ 62] John Evelyn Wrench, Struggle, 1914-1920, London, Ivor Nicholson...suite 45 Arthur Balfour, the Foreign Secretary, echoed this view at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet at the Guildhall two days later.[ 63][ 63] ‘Banquet Speeches at Guildhall’, Times, 11160;Nov. 160;1918,..acheter survetement lacoste.suite So too did the Conservative Daily Telegraph[ 64][ 64] ‘End of the Hohenzollerns’, Daily Telegraph, 11160;Nov. 160;1918,...suite, the Liberal Daily News and the government itself. In the words of Lord Riddell, Lloyd George’s closest companion: 46 The official point of view is that the German nation were not responsible for the war, that the Junkers have been ejected, that the German Government should be supported, that German industries should be revived and that, generally, the Germans should not be regarded with suspicion.polo ralph lauren homme
[ 65][ 65] Lord Riddell, Intimate Diary of the Peace Conference and...suite Britain’s Role in the Peace Settlement of160;1919 47 Contemporary French observers remained aware that Germany, despite its eleventh-hour conversion to a republic, was governed by men who had doggedly supported the war; its civil administration, law courts and universities were similarly unreconstructed; and its defeated military leaders continued to enjoy great prestige.[ 66][ 66] ‘France on Her Guard. Watching the Hun “Democrats”,..