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I assume it was a dislike of the Prussians... it was strong back then... I remember a book by a Prussian who landed up in a Bavarian hospital... he was treated terribly until he convinced them he was a saxon.... It is not rare to see Bavarians wearing the EK backwards, the Oakleaves to the fore...

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23 hours ago, Bayern said:

I am of Bavarian ancestry and I remember my grandmother Eleonore saying : " That Prussians ! " you know Herzele (me) they are not really Germans . they are germanized tribes .

That’s funny.... 

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Its funny indeed but I asure you that was a extended feeling among Bavarians .

Jan K Kube says that Prince Regent Luitpold of Bavaria mantained for His use and for those of His Adjutants the Zweipitz ,Bicorn , with full uniform 

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