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David Filsell
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Did the Kaiser call the BEF a comtemptible army or a comtemptibly little army? I have seen both quoted

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Mike Cross

A question that I have asked many times in many places without a clear answer.  Maybe a 20th century German linguist could supply a definitive clarification.

 

MC

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Robert Dunlop

I remember this cropping up back in 2008. Here is SiegeGunner's comment:

 

Robert

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Terry_Reeves
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Chapter 10 of this publication has much to say about it and casts doubt on its veracity:

 

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks10/1000011.txt

 

It also covers other myths of the period.

 

TR

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David Filsell

Terry,

Thanks for that.

regards

david

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