According to Harvard historian Niall Ferguson, what was the underlying reason for why 360,000 German soldiers surrendered in the last three months of the First World War (1914-1918), therefore handing victory to the Allies?

Answer: Rather than any specific military issue, Ferguson claims it was “a crisis of German morale”, caused by the impending arrival of hundreds of thousands of fresh American troops.

Source: Why Did World War One Happen? by R.G. Grant

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