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60 Free Essays on Germany Was Not To Blame For War

  1. Was Germany solely responsible for the outbreak of World War One?

    Germany is largely to blame for the outbreak of World War One but not through their apparent aggressiveness or ambitions for world domination. Instead it was there blind faith and false assumptions that led the Kaiser and his men to declare war on France and Russia and try to invade Belgium. The...

  2. World War 2

    a glorious opportunity for Germans to set themselves apart from other European nations. Despite these tough arguments against Germany, there are some historians today who feel Germany was not to blame. They would argue that Germany could not be blamed for a war that they did not start. The...

  3. Germany's Burden

    war, but the question arises if it’s safe to say that Germany had totally caused World War I. In actuality, Germany had never asked or wanted a war. Germany was only honoring the Triple Alliance of 1882 and fighting alongside Austria-Hungary. As Germany should not take full blame for the war, they...

  4. To What Extent Was the Treaty of Versaille Harsh and Unfair on Germany?

    blame for the war, lost 10% of it’s land, had to pay £6600 million in reparations, had it’s army cut too just 100,000 men and was not allowed into the league of nations until it could prove the country was peaceful. The treaty was signed on June 28th 1919. By the end of this piece of writing I will have...

  5. Wwi Causes

    squarely on Germany. Fischer explains the idea that at the time, Germany was looking to expand its power, but could not act first. Fischer states that the German high command wanted to go to war as a part of their greater plan for the expansion of their power. The German’s could use a continental...

  6. Franco- Prussian War

    was responsible for the was outbreak. The people whom believed that Bismarck was the blame for the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war believed that he pushed France into declaring war in order to complete the unification of Germany. Bismarck believed that fighting France would enable him to gain...

  7. “No single nation or alliance could be held responsible for the outbreak of war” How far do you agree with this opinion?

    supports the view that it was not only German aggressive foreign policy to blame. Therefore, to some extent, it can be argued that the responsibility for the outbreak of war can be held by all nations, not simply one on it’s own. In conclusion, while there is some evidence to suggest that no single...

  8. Was Hitler Really to Blame for Ww2?

    War started. Germany received the treat when they signed the armistice to say they were guilty to blame for the first world war. This then lead to the treaty. The treaty limited Germany’s army size. This was to try to and dis-encourage Germany to start another war, because they’d have the...

  9. Wwi Blame

    and brought Europe to the brink of war. The motives behind Germany granting aid to Austria were not benign. Their intentions were to gain a full alliance with Austria, and when it came time to initiate the Schlieffen Plan, Austria was need for “the largest and speediest deployment possible...

  10. Cwdsadfsfd

    . The Treaty of Versailles was an exceedingly vindictive document. Particularly harsh was the insinuation of 'war guilt' placed solely on the shoulders of Germany. Germany was required to accept the allegations from the Allies that it was solely to blame for the war. How could Germany be the only...

  11. Rise of Totalitarianism

    regulations. This treaty stated Germany had to pay high reparations, take the blame for the war, have land taken from them, have their military reduced, and League of Nations taking over seas colonies. If it was not for this treaty Germany would not have had the rise of Nazism. The main goal of Nazism was...

  12. It's Germany's Fault?!

    to accept so Serbia rejected, therefore, war between Austria and Serbia began. Because Germany was allies with Austria, it also got involved with the argument and saw the war as an opportunity to initiate war on their European enemies. This could be reason #1 to blame the country of Germany for the...

  13. Germany's Role in Wwi

    . It is important to establish blame of who started the war to prevent war in the future. However, it is not ethical nor accurate to blame one county entirely, which is what happened to Germany. It is often assumed that Germany was entirely to blame for WWI, but Serbia, Russia, Austria Hungary...

  14. Causes of the Holocaust

    the Jews as scapegoats to blame Germany’s defeat in World War one on them and to blame all of Germany’s other problems on them, like the depression. In World War One, everyone thought it was going to be full of excitement and adventure, and would only last a couple of weeks. But, once the war had...

  15. Treaty of Versailles: the Resulting Effects After World War One

    nations, and Germany in particular that was held responsible for the war and its consequences. This treaty which was intended for peace, and to stop another Great War, however it turned quickly to revenge and blame which forced animosity between countries and planted the roots for another World War...

  16. Ww1- Versailles Treaty

    treaty. Article 231 In Germany it was seen as an unfair attempt to place the total blame for the war onto Germany and her allies. This was not unreasonable as the allies certainly shared some of the blame for WWI.. Wilson was disappointed at the treaty's overall outcome.The treaty was to have long term effects for Weimar Germany and be a contributing factor to the events that led to the rise of the Nazi Party and WWII....

  17. The Greatest Speaker of His Time

    Hitler After World War II Germany was going through a crisis, they needed someone to step up and lead them to greatness, who would it be? Adolph Hitler, maybe one of the greatest public speakers of his time was their man to lead them. Hitler had a way with words making people believe whatever he...

  18. World War 1

    Germany was to blame for the First World War, but only to a certain extent. Germany were not solely to blame, but did contribute greatly to the sequence of events that led to war. Germany were a major contributor to the Arms Race, caused tension between many European countries, made alliances, were...

  19. Cold War

    joined NATO. Although there are many reasons that the USA was to blame for starting the Cold War, I still feel that the USSR was to blame. After finally defeating Germany in Berlin 1945, the USA retreated out of Germany as well as Britain and France. However, The Soviet Union did not retreat out of...

  20. WHO WAS TO BLAME FOR THE OUTBREAK OF WW1

    balance sheet in 1918 proved how wrong they had been.” The question ‘who was to blame for the outbreak of the 1st world war?’ remains an open discussion; open to one’s opinions and beliefs. Although most of the proofs and opinions draw the blame to Germany, the conclusion that German is to...

  21. Ww1 and Ww2

    asked a apoligy from serbia because they felt they were to blame, but they didnt say sorry. so austria declared war, this caused the triple alliance and the triple entant to fight. HOW WW2 STARTED: well at the end of ww1 the big 3 made a Treaty of Versailles a treaty for germany, it was a set of...

  22. How far was Hitler’s foreign policy to blame for war in 1939?

    the Soviet Union had secretly planned to divide Poland up between them, which meant that a war was inevitable. Later, on 1 September 1939, he went to invade Poland. This shows how Hitler broke all the rules and initiated the war. On the other hand, Hitler was not entirely to blame for the outbreak...

  23. Causes of the First World War

    hope of acquiring Albania so they do not get an outlet on the Adriatic. Before AH declared war, on the 6th of July 1914, Germany did something for which they could be blamed for the start of the WWI. Whilst the Austro-Hungarian government was weighing its options with regard to Serbia, they offered AH...

  24. World War Ii

    gold, before being reduced to 112 billion gold marks by 1929, payable over a period of 59 years. I don’t think that not only was Germany given the blame for the war, but they were forced to pay an outrageous sum. These reparations also caused a general inflationary period in Europe in the 1920s...

  25. Nationalsim

    Nationalism The First World War was disastrous event that impacted millions through unmatched death and devastation. Such an event makes us to seek out the causes, and for many, to give blame. The statement, Germany is to blame for starting the First World War is not entirely true. The German...

  26. In Only 20 Years There Was a Seconds World War. Why and How Is This Possble

    , Germany found the terms of the treaty harsh, terms that included that Germany should accept the blame for starting the war; a payment of 6.6 million for damages caused by the war, Germany was only allowed to have a small army and six naval ships. No tanks, no air force and no submarines were allowed. The...

  27. Causes of WW1

    Is Germany to blame for WW1 and to what extent? –Marya Atassi By the end of World War 1, during the Peace negotiation, everyone looked for someone to blame for the damage. Therefore fingers were pointed at Germany since it was the easiest to blame after it being defeated. In the treaty of...

  28. Was the Treaty of Versailles Fair?

    contributed to starting the Second World War. In some ways the treaty of Versailles was fair; it punished Germany for their actions in the First World War. It also forced Germany to recognise that they were wrong to have started the war, and they were the ones to blame, as well as preventing a further...

  29. The Cold War Quotes

    After the Second World War, mistrust and suspicion existed between the U.S.A and the U.S.S.R. This was the Cold War. This war which leaves society questioning to which super power was to blame leaving both was to blame. Both sides had different beliefs and ideas. The spread of communism straight...

  30. 1905 not 1917

    as supporting the view that Germany was not solely to blame for the war as it says “the world war was directly started by certain officials of the Russian General Staff.” Implying that it is Russia who should be blamed for the war and not Germany. however the source also says “ …but their conduct...