Foreign News: Tannenberg Monument

Erect and martial, President Generalfeldmarschall Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg arrived at Tannenberg, East Prussia, there to unveil a War memorial to the soldiers who fell in the historic Battle of Tannenberg.*

More than 100,000 people gathered to witness the ceremony. Six miles of veterans lined up to do honor to their old military chief. Some of them were dressed in field grey; others were resplendent in plumed helmets and gold-braided tunics of imperial days. Gathered there, too, were many of the highest Reich...

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