The First World War - PT2
01:07:50 - 01:08:42
Newsreel of Kaiser Wilhelm II dedicating Battle of Leipzig monument 100 years after the defeat of Napoleon s army, Germany: GV Kaiser and military leaders shaking hands happily. LSs Kaiser walking in procession "followed by his 3 German kings, Saxony, Gothenberg (sic) and Bavaria in the full regalia of war"-- to be specific, Frederick Augustus III (Wettin) of Saxony, probably Wilhelm II of Wurttemburg (since that is another German state that had a King, and one should note that he's not the same Wilhelm II as Kaiser Wilhelm) & Ludwig III of Bavaria. GV/MS crowd of splendidly uniformed German royalty/ nobility / military leaders descending wide steps toward camera.