Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Prince Henry found in Schleswig

November 13, 1918

November 13, 1918

Prince Henry of Prussia, younger brother of Wilhelm II, has been "discovered" at the cast;e of Duke Friedrich Ferdinand of Schleswig-Holstein at Eckernförde, on the southeast coast of Schleswig, according to dispatches received in Copenhagen.

Prince Henry has declared himself  "in accord with the new regime in Germany," according to the New York Times.

The Prince was in Kiel at the time of the "naval outbreak."  According to earlier reports, Prince Henry "took flight in haste, pursued the Reds."  One dispatch stated that Princess Irene was with him at the time, and was wounded by a bullet. 

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