Death's Head

The Prussian Crown Prince's Regiment

The German Crown Prince is always colonel of the Death's Head Hussars and when he had a difference with his father a couple of years before the war, the Kaiser exciled him to his command at Danzig, where the regiment was permanently stationed.
In state reviews Kronprinz Wilhelm von Preussen often appeared in her Death's Head uniform as honorary colonel.
The text on this German postcard reads: Naturally, German noblemen are eager to join this regiment, which is one of the best organisations of the Prussian army.

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