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St John Gaffney - Breaking the Silence - England, Ireland, Wilson & The War.

St John Gaffney - Breaking the Silence - England, Ireland, Wilson & The War.  Horace Liveright, New York, 1930, 358pp. illustrated.  St John Gaffney, American consul general at Munich. Germany, who was asked to resign from his post by direction of President Wilson as a result of complaints that he bad displayed partisanship in favor of Germany, will, it is reported, soon return to this country and go upon the lecture platform. - Mr. Gaffney has also been in charge of the British consulate at Munich. He was subjected to criticism because he entertained Sir Roger Casement at dinner. Mr. Gaffney is a naturalized American citizen and was born in Limerick. Ireland, in 1804. He came to this country at an early age, studied law and practiced for.some years in New York city. He became active in Republican politics and was appointed by President Roosevelt consul general to Dresden in 1905.  Rare book in very good condition

 

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