GERMANY: Notes, Jul. 20, 1925

For the first time since the War, ex-Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm strutted about Potsdam in uniform. He, his eldest son and his brother Eitel, attended the centenary of the founding of the non-commissioned officers' school, after which a war memorial was unveiled and the troops paraded once again before a scion of the House of Hohenzollern. Monarchist flags were everywhere.

Said, so rumor averred, ex-Kaiser Wilhelm to ex-König Friedrich August of Saxony, who was visiting the ex-All Highest at Doom: "Here's hoping." Echoed the ex-König: "Here's hoping." Each was hoping that the...

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