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<li>[[Treaties and Documents Relative to the Neutrality of the Netherlands and Belgium]]<dd>1839-1914<dd>Taken from an appendix to Alexander Fuehr's <i>The Neutrality of Belgium</i> (1915)
 
  
<li>[[Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law]]<dd>16 April 1856.
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*[[Treaties and Documents Relative to the Neutrality of the Netherlands and Belgium]]
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:1839-1914
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:Taken from an appendix to Alexander Fuehr's <i>The Neutrality of Belgium</i> (1915)
  
<li>[[The Treaty of London]]<dd>21 June 1867<dd>Granting neutrality to Luxembourg<dd>(French translation)
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*[[Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law]]
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:16 April 1856.
  
<li>[[St. Petersburg Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Certain Explosive Projectiles]]<dd>29 November -  11 December 1868
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*[[The Treaty of London (1867)]]
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:21 June 1867:Granting neutrality to Luxembourg:(French translation)
  
<li>[[Timeline of Events]]<dd>1870 - 1914
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*[[St. Petersburg Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Certain Explosive Projectiles]]
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:29 November - 11 December 1868
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/emstelegram.htm The Ems Telegram]<dd>1870<dd>Precipitating the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71
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*[[Timeline of Events]]
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:1870 - 1914
  
<li>[[The Dual Alliance Between Austria-Hungary and Germany]]<dd>7 October 1879
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/emstelegram.htm The Ems Telegram]
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:1870:Precipitating the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71
  
<li>[[Oxford Laws of War on Land]]<dd>9 September 1880
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*[[The Dual Alliance Between Austria-Hungary and Germany]]
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:7 October 1879
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/moltke.html <i>On the Nature of War</i> by Helmut Moltke (the Elder)]<dd>1880
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*[[Oxford Laws of War on Land]]
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:9 September 1880
  
<li>[[The Three Emperors' League]]<dd>18 June 1881<dd>Linking Germany and Austria-Hungary with Russia.
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*[[On the Nature of War by Helmut Moltke (the Elder)]]
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:1880
  
<li>[[The Triple Alliance]]<dd>20 May 1882<dd>Joining Italy with the Germany/Austria-Hungary alliance.<dd>(Eight articles in the original French)<dd>See also [[expanded version of 1912]]
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*[[The Three Emperors' League]]
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:18 June 1881
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:Linking Germany and Austria-Hungary with Russia.
  
<li>[[The Triple Alliance]]<dd>20 May 1882<dd>(English translation of the above)<dd>See also [[expanded version of 1912]]
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*[[The Triple Alliance (The French Original) | The Triple Alliance]]
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:20 May 1882:Joining Italy with the Germany/Austria-Hungary alliance.
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:(Eight articles in the original French)
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:See also [[expanded version of 1912]]
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/speech.html">Bismarck and the "Polish Question."]<dd>28 January 1886<dd>Speech to the Lower House of the Prussian Parliament<dd>(English translation)
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*[[The Triple Alliance (The English Translation)]]
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:20 May 1882
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:See also [[expanded version of 1912 (In English)]]
  
<li>[[The Reinsurance Treaty]]<dd>18 June 1887<dd>Bismarck's alliance with Russia
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/speech.html Bismarck and the "Polish Question."]
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:28 January 1886
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:Speech to the Lower House of the Prussian Parliament
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:(English translation)
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/internat.html <i>Die Internationale</i>]<dd>1888<dd>Translated by Richard S. Levy
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*[[The Reinsurance Treaty]]
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:18 June 1887:Bismarck's alliance with Russia
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/dismiss.html Bismarck's Fall from Power]<dd>1890
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/internat.html <i>Die Internationale</i>]
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:1888:Translated by Richard S. Levy
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/wilhelm.html Wilhelm II -- Swearing In New Recruits]<dd>23 November 1891
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/dismiss.html Bismarck's Fall from Power]
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:1890
  
<li>[[The Franco-Russian Alliance Military Convention]]<dd>18 August 1892<dd>Leading to the Triple Entente
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/wilhelm.html Wilhelm II -- Swearing In New Recruits]
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:23 November 1891
  
<li>[[<i>Willy-Nicky Letters</i> between the Kaiser and the Czar]]<dd>1894 - 1914<dd>(English translations -- including introduction and timeline)
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*[[The Franco-Russian Alliance Military Convention]]
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:18 August 1892
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:Leading to the Triple Entente
  
<li><font size=+1><i>British Official Documents on the Origins of the War</font></i> <dd>Multi-volume set ed. by G. P. Gooch and Harold Temperley<dd>Vol. I, <i>The End of British Isolation</i>: 1897 - 1903, [http://link.library.utoronto.ca/booksonline/digobject.cfm?Idno=99001094& University of Toronto Digital Collections]
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*[[Willy-Nicky Letters  between the Kaiser and the Czar|''Willy-Nicky Letters'' between the Kaiser and the Czar]]
<dd>Vol. XI, <i>The Outbreak of War</i>: June 28 - August 4 1914, [[1914m/gooch/mainguch.htm">Dual Frame version]]; [[1914m/gooch/firstpps.htm">Standard version]]<dd><b>Major Resource!</b>
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:1894 - 1914
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:Transcriptions of original English correspondence.
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:See also [http://rave.ohiolink.edu/ebooks/dmc/OSU/LettersfromKaisertotheCzar%5FWilliamII%5F318pgs.070.51338553.pdf facsimile of the 1920 print edition].
  
<li>[[Hague Convention]]<dd>29 July 1899 & other ratification dates
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/1914m/gooch/firstpps.htm British Official Documents on the Origins of the War]
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:Multi-volume set ed. by G. P. Gooch and Harold Temperley:Vol. I, <i>The End of British Isolation</i>: 1897 - 1903:[http://link.library.utoronto.ca/booksonline/digobject.cfm?Idno=99001094& University of Toronto Digital Collections]
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:Vol. XI, <i>The Outbreak of War</i>: June 28 - August 4 1914:[http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/gooch/mainguch.htm Dual Frame version]
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:[http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/gooch/firstpps.htm Standard version]
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:<b>Major Resource!</b>
  
<li>[[The First 'Open Door Note']]<dd>6 September 1899
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*[[Hague Convention]]
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:29 July 1899 & other ratification dates
  
<li>[[Bülow's 'Hammer and Anvil' Speech before the Reichstag]]<dd>11 December 1899<dd>(German original)
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*[[The First 'Open Door Note']]
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:6 September 1899
  
<li>[[Bülow's 'Hammer and Anvil' Speech before the Reichstag]]<dd>11 December 1899<dd>(English translation)  
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*[[Bülow's 'Hammer and Anvil' Speech before the Reichstag]]
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:11 December 1899
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:(German original)  
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/china.html Kaiser Wilhelm II on German Interests in China]<dd>2 July 1900
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*[[Bülow's 'Hammer and Anvil' Speech before the Reichstag (The English Translation)]]
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:11 December 1899
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:(English translation)
  
<li>[[The ABC Proposal for British Foreign Policy]]<dd>November 1901
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*[[Kaiser Wilhelm II on German Interests in China]]
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:2 July 1900
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm Anglo-Japanese Alliance]<dd>30 January 1902<dd>To counter French and Russian designs in the Far East
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*[[The ABC Proposal for British Foreign Policy]]
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:November 1901
  
<li>[[The Entente Cordiale Between The United Kingdom and France]]<dd>8 April 1904<dd>Later joined by Russia
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/anglojapanesealliance1902.htm Anglo-Japanese Alliance]
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:30 January 1902
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:To counter French and Russian designs in the Far East
  
<li>[[The Schlieffen Plan]]<dd>1905
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*[[The Entente Cordiale Between The United Kingdom and France]]
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:8 April 1904
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:Later joined by Russia
  
<li>[[The First Moroccan Crisis]]<dd>31 March 1905
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*[[The Schlieffen Plan]]
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:1905
  
<li>[[Treaty of Portsmouth ending the Russo-Japanese War]]<dd>1905
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*[[The First Moroccan Crisis]]
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:31 March 1905
  
<li>[[The Anglo-Russian Entente]]<dd>1907
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*[[Treaty of Portsmouth ending the Russo-Japanese War]]
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:1905
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/youngturkproclamation.htm Proclamation of the Young Turks]<dd>1908
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*[http://tmh.floonet.net/pdf/eyre_crowe_memo.pdf Memorandum on the Present State of British Relations with France and Germany] by Eyre Crowe
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:1 January 1907
  
<li>[[The Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina by Austria-Hungary]]<dd>September - October 1908
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*[[The Anglo-Russian Entente]]
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:1907
  
<li>[[The <i>Daily Telegraph</i> Affair]]<dd>28 October 1908
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/youngturkproclamation.htm Proclamation of the Young Turks]
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:1908
  
<li>[[The Racconigi Bargain]]<dd>(Excerpts)<dd>October 1909
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*[[The Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina by Austria-Hungary]]
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:September - October 1908
  
<li>[[Norman Angell's <i>The Great Illusion</i>]]<dd>1910
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*[[The Daily Telegraph Affair|The ''Daily Telegraph'' Affair]]
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:28 October 1908
  
<li>[[Agadir Crisis: Lloyd George's Mansion House Speech]]<dd>21 July 1911
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*[[The London Naval Conference]]
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:26 February 1909
  
<li>[[Luxembourg Railways Intelligence Report]]<dd>24 September 1911<dd>(Contains facsimiles of original handwritten documents)
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*[[The Racconigi Bargain]]
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:(Excerpts)
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:October 1909
  
<li>[[The <i>Narodna Odbrana</i>]]<dd>1911
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*[[Norman Angell's The Great Illusion|Norman Angell's ''The Great Illusion'']]
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:1910
  
<li>[[Constitution of the <i>Black Hand</i>]]<dd>1911
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*[[Agadir Crisis: Lloyd George's Mansion House Speech]]
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:21 July 1911
  
<li>[[The Haldane Mission]]<dd>8 - 12 February 1912
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*[[Luxembourg Railways Intelligence Report]]
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:24 September 1911
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:(Contains facsimiles of original handwritten documents)
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/class.html Heinrich Class, "<i>If I were Kaiser</i>"]<dd>1912<dd>English translation of <i>Wenn ich Kaiser wär'</i>.
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*[[The Narodna Odbrana |The ''Narodna Odbrana'']]
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:1911
  
<li>[[Amended Version of The Triple Alliance]]<dd>5 December 1912<dd>(Fifteen articles in the original French.)
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*[[Constitution of the Black Hand |Constitution of the ''Black Hand'']]
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:1911
  
<li>[[Amended Version of The Triple Alliance]]<dd>5 December 1912<dd>(English translation of the above)
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*[[The Haldane Mission]]
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:8 - 12 February 1912
  
<li>[[Austro-Hungarian / Rumanian Accord]]<dd>5 February 1913<dd>(In the original French)
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/class.html Heinrich Class, "<i>If I were Kaiser</i>"]
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:1912:English translation of <i>Wenn ich Kaiser wär'</i>.
  
<li>[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/wilson1913inauguration.htm President Wilson's Inaugural Address]<dd>4 March 1913
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*[[Amended Version of The Triple Alliance]]
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:5 December 1912
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:(Fifteen articles in the original French.)
  
<li>[[The Zabern Affair]]<dd>1913
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*[[Amended Version of The Triple Alliance (English translation of the above)]]
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:5 December 1912:
  
<li>[[British Imperial Connexions to the Arab National Movement]]<dd>1912-1914
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*[[Austro-Hungarian / Rumanian Accord]]
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:5 February 1913
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:(In the original French)
  
<li>[[Prince Lichnowsky's Mission to London, Memoirs]]<dd>1912-1914
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*[http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/wilson1913inauguration.htm President Wilson's Inaugural Address]
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:4 March 1913
  
<li>[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/bernhardi.html<i>The Next War</i>, by General Friedrich von Bernhardi]]<dd>1914
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*[[The Zabern Affair]]
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*[[Prince Lichnowsky's Mission to London, Memoirs]]
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*[http://h-net.org/~german/gtext/kaiserreich/bernhardi.html<i>The Next War</i>, by General Friedrich von Bernhardi]
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