Burden of Guilt

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Casemate Publishers, Sep 1, 2010 - History - 256 pages
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For nearly 9 decades it has been argued that the responsibility for the First World War was a shared one, spread among all the Great Powers. Now historian Daniel Allen Butler has substantively challenged that point of view, establishing that the Treaty of Versailles was actually a fair decision: Germany did indeed bear the true responsibility.
 

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Review: The Burden Of Guilt: How Germany Shattered The Last Days Of Peace, Summer 1914

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The author tells the story of those fragile few days by focusing separately on the actions of each of the eventual belligerents, ensuring that the reader learns the history well and becomes thoroughly ... Read full review

Review: The Burden Of Guilt: How Germany Shattered The Last Days Of Peace, Summer 1914

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The author tells the story of those fragile few days by focusing separately on the actions of each of the eventual belligerents, ensuring that the reader learns the history well and becomes thoroughly ... Read full review

Contents

Two Bullets in Sarajevo
5
The Vials of Wrath
21
Counselors and Kings
41
War Plans
59
An Ultimatum from Vienna
85
Mobilization in St Petersburg
111
Willy and Nicky
133
A Warning in London
157
The Last Chance
233
The Burden of Guilt
261
No Mans Land
288
The AustroHungarian Note to Serbia and the Serbian Reply
289
The WillyNicky Telegrams
299
Germanys Demand for Free Passage through Belgium August 2 1914
305
Sir Edward Greys Speech Before the House of Commons August 3 1914
307
Sources and Bibliography
319

Decisions in Berlin
185
Resolution in Paris
213

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Daniel Allen Butler, a maritime and military historian, is the bestselling author of "Unsinkable": The Full Story of RMS Titanic, Distant Victory: The Battle of Jutland and the Allied Triumph in the First World War, and The First Jihad: The Battle for Khartoum and the Dawn of Militant Islam. He is an internationally recognized authority on maritime subjects and a popular guest-speaker for several cruise lines. Butler lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

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