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One Hundred Years Ago Today – 11 February 1911 – Britain and Germany

In February 1911 few people could have foreseen the events that lay just three short years away, and much of the political focus of the time was on the rights of women and the impact of the automobile on society. The Sydney Morning Herald from Australia on the 11th February 1911 included an article covering discussions in the House Of Commons the previous day, relating to interchanges between Britain and Germany, and political attempts to improve friendly relations between the two nations.