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Notes for speeches, 1918-05 - 1918-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 6/4/57

Scope and Contents

Notes from the German section of the Political Intelligence Department, for speeches by Arthur Balfour [Foreign Secretary] on subjects including: a speech by Wilhelm Solf, German Colonial Secretary, on Britain's annexation of German colonies, plans for Belgium and the actions of Romania; the future of Alsace-Lorraine and the views of the German politician Philipp Scheidemann; German peace negotiations; attempts to use Belgium as a pawn; German violations of treaties with Russia; conditions for British intervention in Russia; the situation in the Caucasus, particularly German and Turkish forces in the Ukraine and Armenia; the Netherlands and Scandinavia; a press interview given by Baron Stephan von Burian [Austro-Hungarian Foreign Minister] on Hungarian foreign policy; a comparison of economic conditions in Germany in spring 1917 and 1918; the value of stressing German war aims.


  • Creation: 1918-05 - 1918-08


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