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Vorsicht, Kinder! Zwei Mädchen 1930 am Kaiser-Wilhelm-Nationaldenkmal auf dem Schlossplatz in Berlin. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde das Monument zerstört.

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Vorsicht, Kinder! Zwei Mädchen 1930 am Kaiser-Wilhelm-Nationaldenkmal auf dem Schlossplatz in Berlin. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg wurde das Monument zerstört.

Her Imperial & Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1860-1922) née Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. She was unpopular in Schwerin and all of Germany. When her daughter Cecilie married the Crown Prince of Germany, his father Kaiser Wilhelm II disliked her so much he allowed her to come to the court of Berlin only twice, first for the wedding and later when the first son of this marriage was born.

ca. 1878 Grand Princess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, later Duchess Anastasia of Mecklenburg-Schwerin | Grand Ladies

Her Imperial & Royal Highness The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1860-1922) née Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia. She was unpopular in Schwerin and all of Germany. When her daughter Cecilie married the Crown Prince of Germany, his father Kaiser Wilhelm II disliked her so much he allowed her to come to the court of Berlin only twice, first for the wedding and later when the first son of this marriage was born.

Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21.11.1840 – 5.8.1901) eldest child of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert.  Created Princess Royal - 1841. She became German Empress & Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick III.  Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, she had 8 children

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Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21.11.1840 – 5.8.1901) eldest child of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert. Created Princess Royal - 1841. She became German Empress & Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick III. Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, she had 8 children

Wilhelm II (Kaiser Wilhelm II) Lived 1859 – 1941, was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 1888 to 1918. A grandson of Queen Victoria and first cousin of Empress Alexandra of Russia.  An ineffective war leader, he lost the support of the army, abdicated in November 1918, and fled to exile in the Netherlands.

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Wilhelm II (Kaiser Wilhelm II) Lived 1859 – 1941, was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 1888 to 1918. A grandson of Queen Victoria and first cousin of Empress Alexandra of Russia. An ineffective war leader, he lost the support of the army, abdicated in November 1918, and fled to exile in the Netherlands.

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche is in Berlin on the Kurfürstendamm in the centre of the Breitscheidplatz. The Protestant church was built in the 1890s and was badly damaged in a bombing raid in 1943. The ground floor has been made into a memorial hall.

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Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche is in Berlin on the Kurfürstendamm in the centre of the Breitscheidplatz. The Protestant church was built in the 1890s and was badly damaged in a bombing raid in 1943. The ground floor has been made into a memorial hall.

"Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor) (14 July 1884 in Potsdam, Germany – 22 September 1948 in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland) was a son of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany by his first wife, Princess Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein."

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"Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor) (14 July 1884 in Potsdam, Germany – 22 September 1948 in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland) was a son of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany by his first wife, Princess Augusta Viktoria of Schleswig-Holstein."

Unser Kaiser an sein Volk. Poster shows St. George slaying a dragon. Text, under heading "Our Emperor to his people" is a proclamation issued by Kaiser Wilhelm II on July 31, 1914, concerning the advent of war, the coming struggle, and the need to pray for God's help for the soldiers. LOC Notes: Title from item. Date Created/Published: Breslau : Verlag von Wilh. Gottl. Korn, 1914 (Breslau : Steindruck von Richard Speer, 1914). Original medium: 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 52 x 34…

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Unser Kaiser an sein Volk. Poster shows St. George slaying a dragon. Text, under heading "Our Emperor to his people" is a proclamation issued by Kaiser Wilhelm II on July 31, 1914, concerning the advent of war, the coming struggle, and the need to pray for God's help for the soldiers. LOC Notes: Title from item. Date Created/Published: Breslau : Verlag von Wilh. Gottl. Korn, 1914 (Breslau : Steindruck von Richard Speer, 1914). Original medium: 1 print (poster) : lithograph, color ; 52 x 34…

"He won't be happy till he gets it." British cartoon satire of Kaiser Wilhelm II reaching for Europe from bathtub. Germany's desire to catch up to Great Power of GB was a big part of German ambitions before the war. cartoon interprets this as a drive to exert G power over all of Europe and stamp out civilization. EC

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"He won't be happy till he gets it." British cartoon satire of Kaiser Wilhelm II reaching for Europe from bathtub. Germany's desire to catch up to Great Power of GB was a big part of German ambitions before the war. cartoon interprets this as a drive to exert G power over all of Europe and stamp out civilization. EC

Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Kaiser’s Mosaic    One of the mosaics that have been preserved depicts Emperor Heinrich I on his throne, with imperial orb and sceptre. Originally decorated throughout with scenes from German imperial history, the church interior was meant to place the Hohenzollerns within this tradition.

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Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Kaiser’s Mosaic One of the mosaics that have been preserved depicts Emperor Heinrich I on his throne, with imperial orb and sceptre. Originally decorated throughout with scenes from German imperial history, the church interior was meant to place the Hohenzollerns within this tradition.

1884 Queen Victoria traveled to Coburg, Germany for a relative’s wedding.    She is pictured among members of her large family including such prominent figures as the future Edward VII, the future King George V, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the German dowager Empress Friedrich, the future Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra of Russia, and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

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1884 Queen Victoria traveled to Coburg, Germany for a relative’s wedding. She is pictured among members of her large family including such prominent figures as the future Edward VII, the future King George V, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the German dowager Empress Friedrich, the future Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra of Russia, and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Tower Clock    The tower bears a clock based on a Classical design, with Roman numerals. At night, it is lit in blue by modern light-emitting diodes to match the lighting inside the new church.

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Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Tower Clock The tower bears a clock based on a Classical design, with Roman numerals. At night, it is lit in blue by modern light-emitting diodes to match the lighting inside the new church.

The Kiel Canal (German: Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, NOK), known as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal until 1948, is a 98-kilometre (61 mi) long canal in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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The Kiel Canal (German: Nord-Ostsee-Kanal, NOK), known as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal until 1948, is a 98-kilometre (61 mi) long canal in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Wilhelm II or William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albrecht von Preußen; English: Frederick William Victor Albert of Prussia) (27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918. He was a grandson of the British Queen Victoria and related to many monarchs and princes of Europe.

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Wilhelm II or William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albrecht von Preußen; English: Frederick William Victor Albert of Prussia) (27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia, ruling the German Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918. He was a grandson of the British Queen Victoria and related to many monarchs and princes of Europe.

Speed machine.  S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, was the flagship of Norddeutscher Lloyd; here during construction at the Vulcan Stettin shipyard. She was the first ship built to have the famous “Four Funnel” arrangement.     ship outside the sea = nightmare

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Speed machine. S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, was the flagship of Norddeutscher Lloyd; here during construction at the Vulcan Stettin shipyard. She was the first ship built to have the famous “Four Funnel” arrangement. ship outside the sea = nightmare

Baden Palmette Tiara  Made by Koch, this diamond tiara was a wedding gift to Princess Luise of Prussia in 1856 from her father, Kaiser Wilhelm I.  The romantic piece, whose palmette motifs join to resemble hearts, was given by Luise to her daughter, Queen Victoria of Sweden, and then passed along to Victoria's granddaughter, Queen Ingrid.  Queen Margrethe inherited the tiara on her mother's death in 2000.

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Baden Palmette Tiara Made by Koch, this diamond tiara was a wedding gift to Princess Luise of Prussia in 1856 from her father, Kaiser Wilhelm I. The romantic piece, whose palmette motifs join to resemble hearts, was given by Luise to her daughter, Queen Victoria of Sweden, and then passed along to Victoria's granddaughter, Queen Ingrid. Queen Margrethe inherited the tiara on her mother's death in 2000.

Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Main Altar    The golden figure of Christ created by Karl Hemmeter is suspended above the modern main altar in the new church. In the evening light, the windows behind the altar glow an overwhelming dark blue.

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Berlin's Top 10 : Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche - Main Altar The golden figure of Christ created by Karl Hemmeter is suspended above the modern main altar in the new church. In the evening light, the windows behind the altar glow an overwhelming dark blue.