September Program (Septemberprogramm)
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September Program (Septemberprogramm)

A four-page document issued by the Reich Chancellery in its final version on September 9, 1914, with the innocuous title of Vorläufige Richtlinien über unsere Politik bei Friedensschluß (Provisional Political Guidelines for when Peace is Concluded). The September Program bears the signature of Reich Chancellor Bethmann Hollweg. It counts as the first, comprehensive war-objectives program of the German Reich leadership in the World War. It resulted from weeks of consultations by the Reich…

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Roolf, Christoph, “September Program (Septemberprogramm)”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0538>
First published online: 2015



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