Wilhelm II Quote

We have…fought for our place in the sun and have won it. It will be my business to see that we retain this place in the sun unchallenged, so that the rays of that sun may exert a fructifying influence upon our foreign trade and traffic.


speech in Hamburg, 18 June 1901; in Times 20 June 1901

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We have…fought for our place in the sun and have won it. It will be my business to see that we retain this place in the sun unchallenged, so that...

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We have…fought for our place in the sun and have won it. It will be my business to see that we retain this place in the sun unchallenged, so that...

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We have…fought for our place in the sun and have won it. It will be my business to see that we retain this place in the sun unchallenged, so that...

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We have…fought for our place in the sun and have won it. It will be my business to see that we retain this place in the sun unchallenged, so that...