• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1918-02-26
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • Germany invaded Belgium as "a matter of military necessity" according to former German Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg. Berryman depicts a German in military garb holding a wounded and shackled young soldier representing Belgium. The German states the rationale for the invasion: "We want to be his friend, but he is dangerous." As the Allied forces continued to advance against Germany, Germany sought to safeguard its borders, primarily... more
    Germany invaded Belgium as "a matter of military necessity" according to former German Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg. Berryman depicts a German in military garb holding a wounded and shackled young soldier representing Belgium. The German states the rationale for the invasion: "We want to be his friend, but he is dangerous." As the Allied forces continued to advance against Germany, Germany sought to safeguard its borders, primarily by re-invading Belgium. less
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  • Unrestricted