GERMANY: Move Over, Pharaoh

GERMANY Move Over, Pharaoh Germany's ex-Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm was well on the way to being sovietized last week. His 25,000-acre estate at Oels was in the hands of the Red Army; his duchies of Pomerania and Silesia were being claimed by the Warsaw Government of Poland (see above). It seemed only a question of time until all the $17,000,000 worth of Hohenzollern land in Germany would pass out of the family—perhaps, too, the rocky eyrie at Sigmaringen, from which the Hohenzollerns originally came, and which the Nazis, with creditable irony, had...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!