10 Lies That Tried Justifying World War I

German Aggression

Britain was even more determined to go to war with Germany at the time, despite the country’s aggression levels. The Foreign Office even made up an imaginary German attack on France to justify their declaration of war against Germany.


Naval Arms Race

Competition between the two countries over markets and resources was said to have formed a naval arms race between them. Britain would not allow Germany to expand economically, which led to conflict.

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