DIVISION INFORMATION BULLETIN
2ND DIVISION Dec. 1, 1918.
Conversation with a (Larochette) Luxemburg Citizen, Just Returned from University in Munich, Where He was a Student During the War Period
That the states of Bavaria, Wurtemburg, and Baden have formed a confederation
called the "Deutsche Volkstaat" - a republic. They will be firmly established within a
few days as an lic. They will be firmly established within a few days as an autonomous
state. The officers and students form the class called the "All-Deutsch" party. This
group is very reactionary and holds firmly to the old Germanic ideas of "Might is Right"
and "Germany Over All".
But the working class, the trades-people and in short, the bourgois majority are
of a very decided Socialistic cast of mind. He feels sure that this majority will
receive us with a warm and sympathetic welcome.
In Munich, the people retired one night - a part of a monarchy; the next morning
they awakened to find themselves a republic; by proclamation. With the exception of a
few anti-officer riots of small scope, all this change was received very quietly.
Bavaria seems to have automatically accepted the governmental change and is very