Unknown Person - The Grand Duke of Hesse with his children
Photograph of a full length group portrait of, from left to right, Princess Alix of Hesse, Ernst Ludwig, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Victoria, Princess Louis of Battenberg, Princess Irene of Hesse and Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse. The group are dressed for the wedding of Prince Henry of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice. Photograph taken at Osborne.
Uneasy lies the Head that Wears a Crown
History is not about dates and quotes and obsure provisos. History is about life. About change. About consequences. Cause and effect. It's about the mystery on human nature. The mystery of time. And it isn't just abour politics and the military and social issues, which is almost always the way it's...
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Führer Pennant in the Berlin Olympic Stadium during the Olympic Games (1936) Under Joseph Goebbels's leadership, the Nazi regime staged the 1936 Olympic Games as a gigantic propaganda spectacle. All controversial aspects of the regime, such as its anti-Semitic slogans and agitation, were forbidden during the duration of the Games.
The Berlin Airlift
By 1948, it became apparent that the Western Powers (Great Britain, France, and US) plan to rebuild Germany differed from the Soviet Union's plan. Currency, German Unification, Soviet War reparations, and mere ideology were among the many differences the two sides had. There would be no compromise.
River Cruises In Europe - The Perfect Way To Spend Time In Europe
Popular destinations for river cruises in Europe include the breathtaking scenery which can be observed from luxury barges along the Rhine and Danube rivers
Mit Gott - für König - und Vaterland
“ The Hessian Grand Ducal Family - Darmstadt (?), 1894 Top row: Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich, Princess Alix of Hesse, Princess Victoria of Hesse, Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by...
Black, red, gold: The origin of the German flag
Where did the German flag come from? What is its origin, and what do the different colours mean?Images used are from Wikimedia Commons.Music: "Anachronist"by...