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The Netherlands in World War One
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Wolf, Susanne - The Netherlands in World War One



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belligerent powers | Germany | Great Britain | Netherlands | sports | World War One

Abstract:

Despite the declaration of neutrality issued at the start of the war there was never any serious prospect of the Netherlands remaining unaffected by the outbreak of World War One. The Dutch cabinet succeeded in maintaining the neutral position they had adopted and remained outside of the actual fighting then the geographical position of the Netherlands in conjunction with its strong trading links with both Germany and Great Britai…

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Wolf, Susanne, “The Netherlands in World War One”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 March 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_B9789004249066_004>
First published online: 2015



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