Official Statements of War Aims and Peace Proposals, December 1916 to November 1918

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double strength. Thus stands the German people in this decisive hour of destiny strong but silent, mighty but moderate, prepared for battle more than ever it was, but also prepared to collaborate for the realization of the phrase, "peace on earth."


STATEMENT OF CHANCELLOR MICHAELIS TO THE MAIN COMMITTEE OF THE REICHSTAG ON GERMANY'S ATTITUDE IN RESPECT TO BELGIUM1
September 28, 1917

A liberal deputy rightly observed that the attitude of the Imperial Government as regards its war aims has been clearly defined in my reply to the Pope's peace note; as this reply expressly mentioned the peace manifestation of July 19, there need be no further statement on this point. I must, however, make the following statement. There is no foundation for the report, which has been much discussed during the last few weeks, to the effect that the Imperial Government has already entered into communication with one or other of the enemy Governments and that the Imperial Government, from the beginning, was prepared to yield occupied territory thereby giving up a most valuable advantage for the future peace negotiations. I state that the Imperial Government has a free hand for future peace negotiations. This holds good also regarding Belgium.


ADDRESS OF FOREIGN MINISTER CZERNIN ON AUSTRO- HUNGARIAN PEACE TERMS2
October 2, 1917

I feel compelled today to say something in public as to the Austro- Hungarian Government's ideas as regards the restoration of European relationships which have been completely shattered. In broad outlines our program for the reestablishment of order in the world (which

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1
Text in The Times, London, October 1, 1917, p. 9. This statement was made following the speech of Herr Kühlmann, and was not a part of the Chancellor's address part of which was just quoted.
2
Text in The Times, London, October 4, 1917, p. 8.

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