When The Cyanide Pill Was Finally Bitten Down

The United Kingdom carelessly refused any serious understanding with Wilhelmine Germany. The Teutophobia of the political class was deplorable. It had been building up since the German unification. The Monarchy should have intervened and restrained the out of control anti-German clique.

Europe was humiliated at Versailles by Europeans, and a generation later it was all over.

Germany did surrender but it took with it the British and French empires.

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