Above the Trenches: A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces by C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest

By C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest

The main accomplished e-book written at the aces of the British Empire battling scouts devices in the course of international struggle I, covers British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, South African and American pilots who have been concerned, has over 800 biographies of person scouts with their complete heritage, there's additionally an inventory of aces among gunners, bomber and Corps pilots.

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Qxd 40 8/2/02 1:28 pm Page 40 The question of war guilt during the War people did not will the war and would never have undertaken a war of aggression. ’ Moreover, he could not accept that the former German government should bear the sole, or even the main, responsibility for causing the war, and he pointed out that the draft of the peace treaty did not offer any evidence for such a claim. 46 In his reply of 20 May, Clemenceau rejected BrockdorffRantzau’s objections to the peace treaty. He contended that simply changing the political system, and replacing the men who had been in charge when war broke out, did not remove Germany’s responsibility for the war.

A brief English account can be found in Berghahn, Imperial Germany 1871–1914: Economy, Society, Culture and Politics, Oxford 1994. g. B. H. ), British Foreign Policy under Sir Edward Grey, London 1997, pp. J. Crampton, The Hollow Détente: Anglo-German Relations in the Balkans, 1911–1914, London 1980; Kennedy, Rise of Anglo-German Antagonism. On the construction of Admiral Tirpitz’s battle fleet, see Berghahn, Der Tirpitz-Plan. See, for example, Keith M. Wilson, The Policy of the Entente: Essays on the Determinants of British Foreign Policy 1904–1914, Cambridge 1985; Rainer Lahme, ‘Das Ende der Pax Britannica: England und die europäischen Mächte 1890–1914’, Archiv für Kulturgeschichte, vol.

Not surprisingly, it was with the publication of the Peace Treaty that the debate on the origins of the First World War began in earnest. The German ‘innocence campaign’ Essentially German historians studied the outbreak of war in order to absolve their country from guilt; the French and British – at first anyway – in order to justify the peace terms. W. Evans and H. qxd 46 8/2/02 1:28 pm Page 46 The question of war guilt during the War Of the Treaty’s many unpopular components, none proved more controversial in Germany than the famous ‘war guilt clause’, Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles.

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