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What Germany Thinks

The War as Germans see it

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,971 / 244 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.8
LoC Category: U
Downloads: 458
Added to site: 2005.12.09 12134
Genre: War

iderable time before the struggle ceased to surge to and fro." (_München-Augsburger Abendzeitung_, July 29th.)

Thus the great Socialist-International-Pacifist movement, with four and a quarter million German voters behind it, fizzled out on the pavements of Unter den Linden. Probably there were demonstrations in other parts of Germany, but this much is certain, that the members of Catholic and Protestant _Arbeiterverbände_ (Workmen's Societies) held meetings and demonstrated in favour of war. On the other hand the Women's Union of the German Peace Society in Stuttgart sent a telegram to the Kaiser, begging him in the name of "millions of German mothers" to preserve the peace.

The most interesting protest against the war movement is undoubtedly the following: "This, then, is the cultural height to which we have attained. Hundreds of thousands of the healthiest, finest, most valuable forces in the nation are trembling from anxiety that chance, or a nod of Europe's rulers, malevolence, or a fit of Sadism,



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