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Old 14 February 2014, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Johnny Slick View Post
But again, the reality of the treaties was that if Germany attacked Russia - or, more likely, if France attacked Germany - then they would have had to have fought on two sides. This wasn't necessarily a choice for them.
But Germany didn't have to fight on either front until they started the war, so that's no excuse. And it's very unlikely that France would have started the war by pre-emptively attacking Germany had Germany not attacked them first.

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Germany lit the fuse, or at least was the last person in the room who could have put it out. That doesn't mean they put the bombs underneath Parliament.
But who put the bombs there isn't really relevant. The fault lies with the person who sets them off.
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