Lord Bryce's Investigation into Alleged German Atrocities in Belgium, 1914-15

  title={Lord Bryce's Investigation into Alleged German Atrocities in Belgium, 1914-15},
  author={Trevor Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={369 - 383}
  • T. Wilson
  • Published 1 July 1979
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
The first half of 1915 was a special time of hate in Britain: for in this phase of the Great War atrocity-mongering reached its peak. Tales of outrages committed by Germans replenished the queues at the recruiting offices and triggered off indiscriminate violence in Britain against residents of German origin or (supposed) proGerman sympathies. But more importantly, they reinforced the conviction that although the end of the struggle might be much farthei off than had initially been expected no… 
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