By Reinhard R. Doerries
German army intelligence and the Imperial overseas place of work had far-reaching plans to exploit the Irish within the conflict opposed to Britain. Radical Irish-American leaders have been at the back of Casement's project to Berlin. It took it slow for the hugely delicate and idealistic Casement to achieve that neither the German common employees nor the Imperial Chancellor used to be capable or prepared to lend complete army help to the Irish. whilst Casement started to see that the emerging will be a bloody bloodbath, he left for eire to halt the deadly improvement and, if worthwhile, sacrifice his personal honour and life.
The rigorously edited records contained during this quantity, often from the German overseas workplace documents in Bonn, current an entire list of Casement's actions sooner than Easter 1916. Over eighty years later, those papers have misplaced none in their emotional intimacy.
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Prelude to the Easter Rising: Sir Roger Casement in Imperial Germany (New Directions in Irish History) by Reinhard R. Doerries