Title: Hushed Up at German Headquarters: Amazing Confessions of Col.-Lieut. Otto von Heynitz, 16th Uhlans, Principal Aide-de-Camp to His Imperial Highness the German Crown Prince in the Field, And now detained in Switzerland. Startling revelations of the Crown Prince's shameful actions disclosed to and edited by William Le Queux
Author: William Le Queux
Description: First edition. Original red cloth boards with black lettering on spine; the front cover shows a blind stamped ''LM" (London Mail) and the rear cover a blind stamped Fry's Breakfast Cocoa logo. Spine is a bit color faded. Pages a bit toned. Interior is unmarked. Inner hinges are fragile. 188 pp. 16 x 10.5 cm.
Le Queux's non-fiction account, being the disclosure of the private lives of Kaiser Wilhelm II and his son, the Crown Prince Adalbert of Prussia. The information was revealed to him by an old friend from his days as a war correspondent during the Balkan Wars, the Colonel-Lieutenant Otto von Heynitz. Von Heynitz had been appointed aide-de-camp to Prince Adalbert, when he took command of the German Army of the Centre, but he grew disgusted by the German treatment of the civilian population and their disregard for civilized warfare. So much so, that in March 1917, he repaired to Switzerland and conveyed this, his expose of the Kaiser and his son, to Le Queux. The last chapter relates information regarding the situation in Russia country and what happened with Rasputin.
Contents: I. Shameful Life of the Crown Prince at the Front. II. The Unmasking of a Great German Plot. III. Why the Crown Prince Disappeared. IV. When the Crown Prince Posed as a Prisoner of War. V. The Secret Coronation of the Crown Prince. VI. Kauffmann, the Kaiser's ''Double''. VII. The Kaiser's Plot against a Cabinet Minister. VIII. The Crown Prince's Plan to Dethrone the Kaiser. IX. Why the Monk Rasputin was Murdered.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: London Mail
Keywords: World War I, WWI, German officers, Kaiser, Wilhelm II, Rasputin, Prince Adalbert, Adalbert of Prussia,
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