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Germany's Annexationist Aims
by Grumbach, S., And Barker, J. Ellis (Translator)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...a war indemnity in men. "The Russian Government transplants year by year, and by force, hundreds of thousands of the rural population, as we know from the history of Siberia.... The only thing to be done is to withdraw the German settlers from Russia and to establish them on the territories on our eastern frontier which have been made vacant for them. In any case, we do not wish to expropriate the present owners of the land with German money. On the contrary, we mean to compel our enemies to cede us the land and to impose on them the duty to cede to us landed property with vacant possession and free for German settlement.... One of our foremost aims must be a war indemnity in the form of land. Unless we receive it we may consider ourselves defeated! Both in the West and in the East the territories acquired should be placed under the influence of the Empire politically, militarily, and economically; but they should not be represented in the Federal Council and Parliament." Herr Adolf Bar wrote in Die Entwicklung der grossen osteuropdischen und orientalischen Fragen, Weimar, 1915 (Grumbach, p. 328): "A successful war must give us free land in the East. We do not want a cash indemnity from the Russians, because we cannot obtain it; but we can get property in land. We see a future Germany arising, a Greater Germany, a firmly knit national State within enlarged frontiers, an unselfish leader of a new Central Europe stretching from the Meuse and the Adria to the Bug and the Black Sea." Herr Wolfgang Eisenhart wrote in Was lehrt uns der Krieg, Naumburg 1915 (Grumbach, p. 329): "Before all, we must fight for better and more easily defendable frontiers in the East and in the West, and settle the conquered frontier districts with German settl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...a war indemnity in men. "The Russian Government transplants year by year, and by force, hundreds of thousands of the rural population, as we know from the history of Siberia.... The only thing to be done is to withdraw the German settlers from Russia and to establish them on the territories on our eastern frontier which have been made vacant for them. In any case, we do not wish to expropriate the present owners of the land with German money. On the contrary, we mean to compel our enemies to cede us the land and to impose on them the duty to cede to us landed property with vacant possession and free for German settlement.... One of our foremost aims must be a war indemnity in the form of land. Unless we receive it we may consider ourselves defeated! Both in the West and in the East the territories acquired should be placed under the influence of the Empire politically, militarily, and economically; but they should not be represented in the Federal Council and Parliament." Herr Adolf Bar wrote in Die Entwicklung der grossen osteuropdischen und orientalischen Fragen, Weimar, 1915 (Grumbach, p. 328): "A successful war must give us free land in the East. We do not want a cash indemnity from the Russians, because we cannot obtain it; but we can get property in land. We see a future Germany arising, a Greater Germany, a firmly knit national State within enlarged frontiers, an unselfish leader of a new Central Europe stretching from the Meuse and the Adria to the Bug and the Black Sea." Herr Wolfgang Eisenhart wrote in Was lehrt uns der Krieg, Naumburg 1915 (Grumbach, p. 329): "Before all, we must fight for better and more easily defendable frontiers in the East and in the West, and settle the conquered frontier districts with German settl...

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  • PID: 13469929190
  • Publisher: John Murray
  • Seller: Ground Zero Books Ltd
    Condition: Good. No dust jacket as issued. Cover has some wear and soiling.
    Notes: x, 148 p. 19 1/2cm. Analytical Index. This is a translated and abbreviated version of Grumbach's momumental work, Das Annexionistische Deutschland which was published by Payot and Co. at Lausanne, Switzerland in 1917. In this work, there are hundreds of extracts which demand annexations from a variety of German rulers and leaders. This abridgement also rearranges the materials so that German annexationist aims are grouped by country or region.