Wilhelm II Quote

Agreed, reject... This is the end of negotiations with America, once and for all! If Wilson wants war, let him provoke it and then have it.


Minute in response to a memorandum by Henning von Holtzendorff (18 March 1917), quoted in Fritz Fischer, Germany's Aims in the First World War (New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1967), p. 306, n. 3.

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Agreed, reject... This is the end of negotiations with America, once and for all! If Wilson wants war, let him provoke it and then have it.

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Agreed, reject... This is the end of negotiations with America, once and for all! If Wilson wants war, let him provoke it and then have it.

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Agreed, reject... This is the end of negotiations with America, once and for all! If Wilson wants war, let him provoke it and then have it.

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Agreed, reject... This is the end of negotiations with America, once and for all! If Wilson wants war, let him provoke it and then have it.