Maria Miller: we won't be judgemental about causes of WWItags: Telegraph (UK), World War I, Germany, Great Britain, Maria Miller
Official plans to commemorate 100 years since the First World War will let people make up their own minds about who was to blame for the conflict, Maria Miller has said.
Maria Miller said the Government would not take a judgemental position on the cause of WWI, as this is the job of historians.
Her comments come amid accusations from campaigners that the Government is being too anxious to avoid appearing patriotic and triumphalist for fear of upsetting the Germans.
Historians have criticised the current plans for failing fully to recognise the achievement of British forces and skipping over their biggest victories in an effort to emphasise the futility and carnage of the war....
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