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Russell Grenfell, R. Retired Captain in the British Navy wrote a lucid book on the insanity of British foreign policy experts that led the British into two disasterous wars World War I and II which ruined the British Empire and impoverished the British people. Grenfell carefully diagnosed British policy before the 20th century, and he presented a clear view of European diplomatic history from the time of the Franco-Prussian War through the s. Grenfells brief but careful diagnosis gives readers a good background to both British and European History that causes one to think. Grenfell provided a concise understanding of European events leading to German unity. For example, he cites the numerous incidents of French, British, Russian, etc.
The July Crisis , a series of interrelated diplomatic and military escalations among the major powers of Europe in the summer of , led to the outbreak of World War I — A complex web of alliances, coupled with miscalculations when many leaders regarded war as in their best interests or felt that a general war would not occur, resulted in a general outbreak of hostilities among most major European nations in early August Austria-Hungary viewed the irredentist movements of South Slavs , as promoted by Serbia , as a threat to the unity of its multi-national empire. Following the assassination, Austria sought to inflict a military blow on Serbia to demonstrate its own strength and to dampen Serbian support for Yugoslav nationalism. However, Vienna, wary of the reaction of the Russian Empire a major supporter of Serbia , sought a guarantee from its ally Germany that Berlin would support Austria in any conflict. Germany guaranteed its support, but urged Austria to attack quickly, while world sympathy for Ferdinand was high, in order to localize the war and to avoid drawing in Russia.
As part of the British delegation to the Versailles Peace Conference after WW1 Keynes had detailed knowledge of the debates about reparations which were demanded of Germany. He believed the demands on defeated Germany were too harsh and he resigned his government position and wrote this book explaining his reasons. People: Author: John Maynard Keynes. Found in: Economics History War and Peace.
Russell Grenfell, R. Retired Captain in the British Navy wrote a lucid book on the insanity of British foreign policy experts that led the British into two disasterous wars World War I and II which ruined the British Empire and impoverished the British people. Grenfell carefully diagnosed British policy before the 20th century, and he presented a clear view of European diplomatic history from the time of the Franco-Prussian War through the s.
Tuesday 27 August Grenfell Russel. Many things can go wrong in war: minor tactics, major tactics, minor strategy, major strategy, supply, training, intelligence. Should there be failure in any of these, adverse consequences will ensue, to a greater or lesser degree according to the magnitude of the fault in relation to the war as a whole. There is one other factor, however, in which error is nearly always serious. This is policy; since policy is the governing element controlling all the rest. The evidence regarding the Second World War indicates that American and British policy, both separately and in combination, suffered from defects of a major character.
Basically, the author, Captain Russell Grenfell completely refutes the now accepted and swallowed by the masses hate propaganda of Robert VanSittart. This is.Reply
An uncomplicated military man ventures into the murky world of policy.Reply
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