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Professor van Dusen trifft Kaiser Wilhelm (Die Denkmaschine 4) By Gerd Pircher, Michael Koser
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Professor van Dusen erholt sich auf der Insel Norderney, ohne zu ahnen, dass sich auch der deutsche Kaiser Wilhelm II. inkognito dort aufhält. Auf einer Radtour entlang des Strandes werden der... More > Professor und Hutchinson Hatch von finsteren Gesellen gekidnappt, die von einer noch finstereren Frau angeführt werden. Die "Contessa" ist eine berüchtigte Abenteurerin, die auch vor Mord nicht zurückschreckt, und dem Professor schwant nichts Gutes, als sie aufs offene Meer hinausgerudert werden ... Leseprobe auf www.profvandusen.com< Less
Raus mit der Kaiser (and Other Villains): An Album of Sheet Music Covers & Artwork By Yvonne McDonald
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An album of sheet music covers and artwork focusing upon satirical songs aimed at "Kaiser Bill" in the midst of World War I; also brief selections of artwork related to Hitler, the Nazis... More > and World War II.< Less
Germany's Final Days of Peace By David MacLeod, Jules Huret
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A translation of a French book originally published in 1913, just before World War I. French journalist Jules Huret shows us the German Empire as it is during the years he lived there, a book that,... More > because of its date of publication, shows us exactly what it was like to live in the German Empire during Europe's last days of peace. Reading Huret's accounts, there is indeed some fear of a war in Europe. But for the most part it is not about war, because there was no war. Huret raves about what he likes about Germany, and is just as harsh in his criticism for the negative parts. He experiences Germany as it is and tells us about it. This book is part 1 of 3 of Huret's original work, split up due to its length.< Less
Tales of War [A Whisky Priest Book] By Dunsany Lord
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A collection of short stories inspired by Dunsany’s own Great War experiences, Tales of War features everything from Kaiser Wilhem II in Hell to a talking gorilla, along with more reflective,... More > atmospheric war pieces.< Less
Tales of War [A Whisky Priest Book] By Dunsany Lord
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A collection of short stories inspired by Dunsany’s own Great War experiences, Tales of War features everything from Kaiser Wilhem II in Hell to a talking gorilla, along with more reflective,... More > atmospheric war pieces.< Less
An International Album of Sheet Music Rarities Volume Twenty-Four By Rudolf Polt
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A photographic picture-book collection of the cover artwork of some of the rarest sheet music from films, operettas, pop ballads, etc. published over the last century.
An International Album of Sheet Music Rarities Volume Twenty-Five By Rudolf Polt
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A photographic picture-book collection of the cover artwork of some of the rarest sheet music from films, operettas, pop ballads, etc. published over the last century. The twenty-fifth in a... More > multi-volume series.< Less
Baron Suematsu in Europe during the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) His Battle with Yellow Peril By Ian Ruxton (trans.), Masayoshi Matsumura
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A companion volume to 'Baron Kaneko and the Russo-Japanese War' (Lulu Press, 2009), this book relates the story of Baron Suematsu's one-man campaign in Europe using the spoken and written word... More > against the dangerous bogey of Yellow Peril which fueled European paranoia about China and Japan. Kaneko and Suematsu had similar missions, though Kaneko who was sent to the United States was also tasked with persuading President Theodore Roosevelt to broker a peace settlement in due course, while Suematsu was more directly involved in the fight against Yellow Peril which originated in Europe, and with strengthening the Anglo-Japanese Alliance. Kaneko was a lawyer with a knowledge of economics, while Suematsu was a historian with a literary bent who produced the first ever English translation of 'Genji Monogatari'. Both men were also politicians and close to the Meiji oligarch Ito Hirobumi. They were the two prongs of Japan's first ever public diplomacy initiative, and both succeeded to a considerable degree.< Less
Was First World War Inevitable? The Forgotten Telegram. By Boris Romanov
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Was First World War Inevitable? – The Forgotten Telegram (On the 100th anniversary of WWI. Little-known facts and mysteries of the eve of WWI) Almost 100 years after the begining of First... More > World War, there is still exist some forgotten or mysterious facts. The author tells the story of a forgotten (by historians) telegram of Russian Emperor Nicholas II to German Emperor Wilhelm II on July 29, 1914 - two days before the start of WWI. Documentary sources found by the author convincingly shows that the telegram would prevent the war - if the Kaiser Wilhelm would agreed with the proposal of the Russian Emperor. The last part of the brochure is devoted to the analysis of the state of Russia by 1917, on the eve of Russian catastrophe. The brochure contains the reference of sources (36 references), and this may be of interest as to the general reader so and for professional historians.< Less
Sturmzeichen [German] By Richard Skowronnek
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Richard Skowronnek (* 12. Juli oder 12. August 1862 im Forsthaus... More > Schuiken bei Goldap, Ostpreußen; † 16. oder 17. Oktober oder 17. Februar 1932 auf Rittergut Hoeckenberg, Kreis Regenwalde, Pommern) war ein deutscher Journalist, Dramaturg und Schriftsteller.Der jüngere Bruder des Schriftstellers Fritz Skowronnek studierte Geographie an der Albertus-Universität Königsberg und der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität. 1883 wurde er Mitglied des Corps Baltia Königsberg.Seit 1887 war er Feuilletonredakteur der Frankfurter Zeitung. Dort wurde er 1891 in die vor allem von Juden besuchte Freimaurerloge Zur aufgehenden Morgenröthe aufgenommen. 1892 folgte er dem Rat von Kaiser Wilhelm II. und ging als akkreditierter Journalist nach Berlin; er war Parlamentsberichterstatter am Reichstag (Deutsches Kaiserreich). Excerpt from: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Skowronnek< Less