- Oct 2, 2018
Not entirely true either.It wasn't a Family squabble that triggered WWI
The unstable Kaiser was persistently ridiculed by his English first cousins when he visited there before the war.
He retained a strong personal animosity against the English that no doubt clouded his better judgement.
His personal correspondence clearly shows a strong grudge and contempt.
His foreign policy advisors were aware of this but unable to reason with him.