The great adventure of Panama: wherein are exposed its relation to the Great War and also the luminous traces of the German conspiracies against France and the United States Report as inadecuate




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98 Historia general de América del Sur - History of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds

The purpose of this present book is to show that the German invasion was not limited to the United States, that the Boche insidious conspiracies are and were always built up in all the countries of the earth; that in these conspiracies a constant use is made of the internal strifes about purely domestic affairs in order to prepare the ways of German military aggressions.

Tipo de documento: Libro - Book

Palabras clave: Boche conspiracies, Panama Canal, Canal de Panamá, Historia de Colombia, Siglo XX, Historia política

Temática: 9 Geografía e Historia - History and geography 98 Historia general de América del Sur - History of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds





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CHAPTER VI The Boeke conspira-ey in France (1888-1892) to wreck the Panama Canal in order to create the depressed state of mind necessary faT the premeditated aggression the collapse of the Panama enterprise in 1889, I saw clearly the vital importance for France of saving from final failure the great work undertaken.
Its political importance always was in my mind, after the suspension of the work, very much beyond the limits of the interest it deserved as a gigantic industrial undertaking. When I saw, with unutterable sorrow, the destruction of the enterprise by the very agencies that ought to have sustained and defended itParliament, Press, Justice-I constantly suspected that some nefarious and concealed influence was at work.
I saw the havoc created by the most extraordinary display of fanaticism against French interests that France has ever seen developed on her own soil.
I was convinced that France would die of her sell-inflicted wounds were Panama not AFTER 60 The Great Adventure of Panama 61 saved from the infamous grave which political passion had opened at a foreign instigation. I was convinced that if France should passively witness the final collapse of what had cost her so much blood and so much gold, she would be during a long time incapacitated for a new war.
And it was obvious that the war was coming and that Prussia was preparing the final act of the gradual conquest of the world begun in 1619. I always clearly and definitely saw that thc fate of France was linked with that of Panama, because that enterprise was a part of her honour and of her heart. In the book I published in 1913, one year before the war: -Panama; The Creation, the Destruction, the Resurrection,-* I wrote in the dedication to my children: No nation, any more than a man, can live without honour.
It needs to materialize in the form of an absolute faith in a certain number of superior men. Otherwise no moral life is possible for it.
Once calumny has persuaded a nation that she ha...






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