Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Trial of the Kaiser$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

William A. Schabas

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780198833857

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198833857.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 28 July 2021

Britain, France, and Italy Agree to Try the Kaiser

Britain, France, and Italy Agree to Try the Kaiser

Chapter:
(p.55) 5 Britain, France, and Italy Agree to Try the Kaiser
Source:
The Trial of the Kaiser
Author(s):

William A. Schabas

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198833857.003.0005

The Attorney General, F. E. Smith, persuades an initially uncertain Imperial War Cabinet of the wisdom of putting Kaiser Wilhelm II on trial. When Georges Clemenceau and Vittorio Orlando meet David Lloyd George in London at the beginning of December 1918, they agree on trial of the Kaiser. The Italians are hesitant, however, with the Foreign Minister opposed to prosecution. The Americans do not send a representative to the meeting. Lloyd George writes to Woodrow Wilson, who is on board a ship on his way to France, but the American President prefers to wait before taking any decision about a trial.

Keywords:   F. E. Smith, David Lloyd George, Georges Clemenceau, Cabinet, Imperial War Cabinet, Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Woodrow Wilson

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .