“There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.” Woodrow Wilson, New York Times, 9 May 1915.
Spandau, from my youth I remember Spandau. It was from the outside a bleak looking fortress. Inside was Albert Speer, who should have been hanged for war crimes, or at least left to rot, and Hess, who was in essence justifiable left to rot. It was also the place where many Britons were interned during the Great War. The American position was very clear, the USA was and would remain neutral. As far as I am aware there was no Raoul Wallenburg to save anyone in wartime Germany during the years 1914-1918. Or was there? his name was Mr James W. Gerard, the United States ambassador to Germany.
James Gerard had met Edward Grey on the 3rd…
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