GERMANY: More Heroics

Sometime ago, General Erich von Ludendorff accused ex-Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria of "welching" on the "beer-hall brawl" (TIME, Nov. 19, 1923). The former Crown Prince retorted by calling the General's accusation false and the General faithless to the monarchist cause.

Both men claimed that they had been insulted. General Ludendorff was reported to have expressed a desire to fight a duel with the ex-Crown Prince, but etiquette does not permit a commoner the impudence of fighting with royalty, so the irate General demanded that...

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