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whoa! :speechless1:

A Doorn piece. Who made that? How many?

Wow!

I do not know for sure, who made these medals, but most of the Doorn time items where made by Godet. There where 167 awarded in silvered bronze for the relatives and the loved ones. In bronze where given only 68 medals to the staff.

But if you now are interested in such a medal, be carefull: casted fakes of the silver medals in silver are around:

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I wonder if there is more interest in the time of the Kaiser in the US then in Germany. Whatever the faults of the Kaisers and their system they were fauster a system that produced the most capable Army in Europe back by a large industrial base. I wonder how different the world would be if the US did not entry WWI.

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You know there is an interesting "what if" concerning WWI. In the 1780s the US failed by one vote in congress to have the official language be German instead of English (Or so I have heard). Had the US been a German speaking nation, how would that have affected the events in the 20th century? Would language be stronger than our historical ties to Great Britian? Interesting to ponder.

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