The Netherlands in World War One
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Wolf, Susanne - The Netherlands in World War One


belligerent powers | Germany | Great Britain | Netherlands | sports | World War One


Despite the declaration of neutrality issued at the start of the war there was never any serious prospect of the Netherlands remaining unaffected by the outbreak of World War One. The Dutch cabinet succeeded in maintaining the neutral position they had adopted and remained outside of the actual fighting then the geographical position of the Netherlands in conjunctio…

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Wolf, Susanne, “The Netherlands in World War One”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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