Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm with the body of General Douay, 4 August 1870, (1936)
Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm with the body of General Douay, 4 August 1870, (1936). 'Kronprinz Friedrich Wilhelm An Der Leiche Des Generals Douay, 4 August 1870'. Friedrich Wilhelm (1831-1888, future German Emperor and King of Prussia Frederick III) pays his respects to French general Abel Douay (1809-1870) who was hit by an artillery explosion at the Battle of Wissembourg, on the first day of the Franco-Prussian War. From "Bilder Deutscher Geschichte", (Pictures of German History), No.12, cigarette card album. [Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, Altona-Bahrenfeld, Hamburg, Germany, 1936]
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'In the Spring a Young Man's Fancy...', First World War, (1920). Artist: Unknown
'In the Spring a Young Man's Fancy...', First World War, (1920). The Crown Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1882-1951) says: I don't believe I was meant to win battles; I believe I was meant to be loved. Cartoon that originally appeared in Punch. Illustration from The Illustrated War Record of the Most Notable Episodes in the Great European War 1914-1918, seventh edition, (The Swarthmore Press Ltd, London, c1920).
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