The Gravest 366 Days; Editorials Reprinted from the Evening Mail, of New York City

The Gravest 366 Days; Editorials Reprinted from the Evening Mail, of New York City

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the entente allies profess themselves as willing to sign are once more indorsed by M. Poincare in his latest declaration of what France and her allies regard as reasonable terms. The merest glance at the military position which Germany occupies up to date will suffice to dispel any impression that she might be willing to accede to the entente's outline of the "irreducible minimum" of its desires. The plain fact is that as long as the entente holds to its present uncompromising attitude, just so long will Europe continue to bleed. The terms which the entente is seeking to impose upon Germany differ in no respect from those which an undisputed victor might impose upon an enemy who has been beaten to his knees. That Germany is far from being in any position even approaching defeat at the hands of the entente allies can be easily seen on the map of Europe. That there are even some Britons who recognize that Germany holds the unquestionable advantage of her enemies in every respect save seacontrol, and that she is seriously disputing sea-control, is indicated by the following summary of the international situation by Dr. E. J. Dillion, political correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph: Since October, 1915, the balance of war is decidedly against us. In fact, the enemy has conquered allied territory greater in extent than the German empire. And he is holding it, too, with a firm grip, while we are wrangling about "bargains, married men and other puerilities." On the water we are happily more fortunate. None the less even there the conditions have changed to our detriment. "Britannia Rules the Waves" has to be sung in a lower key than ever before. Our loss of tonnage is disquieting. A curious inquirer who should count...show more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 567g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619579
  • 9781236619570