Thursday, July 28, 2011

Duke of Brunswick leaves front for treatment

July 28, 1917

The Duke of Brunswick has arrived in Gmunden, Austria, "to undergo treatment for a nervous breakdown," according to a dispatch from Vienna, and published in the New York Times.

The Duke, who has "held a command on the western front," has been ordered to take a long rest, "probably for several months."  

The Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg is married to Kaiser Wilhelm II's only daughter, Princess Viktoria Luise.

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