Revelations Of A German Attaché; Ten Years Of German-american Diplomacy

Paperback | June 28, 2012

byEmil Witte

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...he is quite ready to make good whatever loss you have sustained, as you suppose, through him. But for certain reasons,"--here again the Consul General was attacked by a cough--"he must request that today you send a communication to the Secretary for Foreign Affairs in Berlin, and explain to him that your difficulties with the Ambassador have been straightened out. You look astonished" "If it were only true," I replied. "Yes, I can well understand that you are incredulous, and--I will confess that suspicions are not without ground. But--" The Consul General here placed himself before me, laid his hand on his heart: "If I give you my word of honour that you will not regret it if you send this explanation to Herr von Richthofen, if I give you my word of honour that you will have no further cause to complain of Herr von Holleben, and that this time he will keep his word, then would you be able to send the explanation to Berlin?" At first I did not reply. I thought, without being able to make up my mind. At last I replied, in a voice that showed my inner excitement, "I will believe you, Mr. General Consul, and trust myself to your word of honour that these disgraceful machinations shall cease and I and my family be no longer deprived of a means of livelihood." The Consul General took both my hands. "You have my word of honour," he said in raised tones. He then went to his desk and took out a piece of paper on which was the following in his handwriting: "Your Excellency: "In reference to my communication to your excellency of the 22d of November of this year, concerning the differences between his excellency von Holleben and myself, I must not delay to make known to your...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...he is quite ready to make good whatever loss you have sustained, as you suppose, through him. But for certain reasons,"...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:June 28, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217920098

ISBN - 13:9780217920094

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