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Offline Dominic_Albanese

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Internet Resource: "The Willy Nicky Letters"
« on: April 16, 2006, 10:28:22 AM »
While doing some unrelated research I found the following resource.  It is the english translation of the letters of the Kaiser to Nicholas II, found among Nicholas's effects after he and his family were murdered in 1918.

An Interesting Read - Enjoy!

dca

The 'Willy-Nicky' Letters: Introduction, and Letters I-V (8 November 1894-10 July 1895)
  -> http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/willnick/wilnicka.htm

Letters From the Kaiser To the Czar - 26 November 1895-13 June 1901 (Letters VI-XX)
  -> http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/willnick/wilnickb.htm

Letters From the Kaiser To the Czar - 22 August 1901-30 October 1904
  -> http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/willnick/wilnickc.htm

Letters From the Kaiser To the Czar - 17 November 1904-27 July 1905
  -> http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/willnick/wilnickd.htm

Letters From the Kaiser To the Czar - 22 August 1905-26 March 1914
  -> http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1914m/willnick/wilnicke.htm

Offline Helen

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Re: Internet Resource: "The Willy Nicky Letters"
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2007, 08:33:30 AM »
Thank you for these links to Isaac Don Levine's work, Dominic! I noticed that these web pages include a few links to pictures of excerpts of the original letters, showing that Wilhelm wrote in the English language and that the letters presented are not translations.  :) It also appears that these letters do not include the telegrams in The Willy-Nicky Correspondence as edited by Herman Bernstein, but rather supplement The Willy-Nicky Correspondence:-\
« Last Edit: August 21, 2007, 08:35:22 AM by Helen »
"The Correspondence of the Empress Alexandra of Russia with Ernst Ludwig and Eleonore, Grand Duke and Duchess of Hesse. 1878-1916"  -  http://www.bod.de/index.php?id=296&objk_
"Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig and Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine in Italy - 1893"

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Re: Internet Resource: "The Willy Nicky Letters"
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2012, 05:50:47 AM »
On a quick thumb-through these letters are very interesting and written by the Kaiser in good English-English.

I do like the Kaiser sending Nicholas an album of parade pictures as a present!

Ann