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The causes of the German collapse in 1918

Germany. Nationalversammlung, 1919-1920. Untersuchungsausschuss uМ€ber die Weltkriegsverantwortlichkeit.

The causes of the German collapse in 1918

sections of the officially authorized report of the Commission of the German Constituent Assembly and of the German Reichstag, 1919-1928, the selection and the translation officially approved by the commission.

by Germany. Nationalversammlung, 1919-1920. Untersuchungsausschuss uМ€ber die Weltkriegsverantwortlichkeit.

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany,
  • Germany.,
  • Western Front.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
    • Germany -- History -- 1918-1933.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSelected by Ralph Haswell Lutz. Translated by W. L. Campbell.
      ContributionsLutz, Ralph Haswell, 1886-1968, ed., Germany. Reichstag. Untersuchungsausschuss über die Weltkriegsverantwortlichkeit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD531 .A553 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 309 p.
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5681123M
      ISBN 100208007008
      LC Control Number69012418
      OCLC/WorldCa36137

      Did it not ridicule morality and ethics as backward and petty-bourgeois, until our people finally became 'modern'? Are there not numerous cases in which a patient apparently cured relapses and causes frightful mischief without himself suspecting it at first? The offensive from 8 August to 4 September targeted Amiens and ultimately reduced the German salient south of the Somme River. How lost, how incomprehensible a part of humanity has become today can be seen from the fact that mothers in so-called 'good ' society can not seldom be heard to say that they are glad to have found their child a husband who has sown his wild oats, etc. As long as this appears to be lacking, what is present can be demolished only by fools or criminals. Although suffering from a lack of food, horses and supplies, they cross the river and establish a mile front, but then realize they can not hold it against the now-revitalized Italian Army and withdraw after sufferingcasualties.

      Parallel to the training of the body, a struggle against the poisoning of the soul must begin. In the negotiations for peace, Max von Baden ignored Emperor Wilhelm. Relationships between Jews and Aryans were banned. At length, however, it, too, fell a victim to the united attack of greedy finance capital which carried on this fight, with the special help of its most faithful comrade, the Marxist movement. The excuse that other peoples are no better off, it goes without saying, can scarcely affect the fact of our own ruin, except that the feeling of seeing others stricken by the same calamity might for many bring a mitigation of their own pains.

      Likewise in the field of politics the observant eye could discern evils which, if not remedied or altered within a reasonable time, could be and had to be regarded as signs of the Reich's coming decay. There were not a few who saw things blackly in this respect and flayed the planlessness and heedlessness of the Reich's policies, and well recognized their inner weakness and hollowness but these were only outsiders in political life; the official government authorities passed by the observations of a Houston Stewart Chamberlain with the same indifference as still occurs today. The same war-weariness that had long gripped Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria finally took its toll on the German population. This, too, created cracks and rifts in our nation which might present no danger as long as no special strain-arose, but which inevitably became catastrophic when by the force of great events the question of the inner solidity of the nation achieved decisive importance. In a defiant show of support, the German government sends money to the out-of-work protestors. Precisely in this place was free, manly dignity most necessary; otherwise the monarchic institution was one day bound to perish from all this crawling; for crawling it was and nothing else!


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Habsburg officers became powerless to command their troops. March 3, - At Brest-Litovsk, Soviet Russia signs a treaty with Germany formally ending its participation in the war.

For the members of this third group, it must be admitted, the nonsense that newspaper scribblers can put down is not very dangerous or even very important.

Even in the splendor of late Rome the first place was not taken by the villas and palaces of Individual citizens, but by the temples and baths, the stadiums, circuses, aqueducts, basilicas, etc.

The one variety oozes respectability, so all soft-heads are ready to believe them when they say that the faults of others are only trivial abuses which should never lead to an infringement of the 'freedom of the press'-their term for poisoning and lying to the people.

World War II

The epoch is stifling in the pettiest utilitarianism or better expressed in the service of money. Opposition to the war among munitions workers continued to rise, and what had been a united front in favour of the war split into two sharply divided groups. Workers and soldiers had been reduced to walking skeletons; more than a quarter million Germans ultimately died of malnutrition during She, in particular, has little to gain from it; in most cases she will be the one to suffer most-for she will be struck much harder by the contempt of her loveless fellow creatures than would be the case with a man.

Three French armies accompanied by five American divisions cross the Marne River. Here, the Germans do not fall back and the battle soon resembles action from earlier years in the war.

But, in such research into the past, we must be very careful not to confuse the more conspicuous effects with the less visible causes. Following the disastrous Habsburg offensive, the Italian front fell quiet as attention shifted to the Western Front, where the war would presumably be decided.

This stunning admission negatively affected the morale of those who had been strong supporters of the war. Escalating economic and political unrest at home also had a devastating effect on the army.

While the Austro-Hungarian Army suffered an inglorious death, German troops marched home to open arms after the 11 November termination of the war. On the 8th of Novembera death march started from Budapest.

Wilson was now determined that neither country would gain peace cheaply. Let anyone who is inclined to take this lightly just study the basic statistical facts on the dissemination of this plague, compare its growth in the last hundred years, and then imagine its further development-and he would really need the simplicity of an ass to keep an unpleasant shudder from running down his back.

The Consequences of World War I

On 25 March, the attacking forces refocused their attention from the flanks to the center and right flank of the German lines, with a new objective of Arras.

The social, political, and economic structure of the Central Powers began to disintegrate as strikes and unrest spread with the increasing war-weariness. The hero of Sans-Souci is to the former Bremen saloon keeper approximately as the sun to the moon; only when the rays of the sun die can the moon shine.

Finally, imagine the situation if the conveyor of the disease is her own husband.

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