"A continuation of the war by other means."―Brockdorff-Rantzau on the Treaty of Versailles[src]
Outraged at the terms laid out for an Allied peace in the Treaty of Versailles, which included the admission that Germany was solely responsible for the Great War, Brockdorff-Rantzau refused to sign the document and, as the nation has no choice but to agree, the role went to someone else.
Behind the scenesEdit
- The Best Intentions - The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles (Non-fiction source)