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POSTCARD – KRONPRINZ RUPPRECHT OF BAVARIA

SKU: 38-704

$15.00

This is a postcard that depicts Kronprinz Rupprecht of Bavaria (1869-1955). Rupprecht was König Ludwig III of Bavaria’s oldest son. Kronprinz Rupprecht was a very capable military commander. Unlike many royals who served as à la Suite officers, he was a legitimate military commander. He commanded Bavaria’s 6. Armee until 1916, when he was promoted to Generalfeldmarschall. He commanded Armee-Gruppe Rupprecht with great distinction. Rupprecht was opposed to National Socialism and fled to Italy in 1939. In this pose Albrecht is seen wearing a Generaloberst’s (à la Suite) uniform from Leib-Küraßier-Regiment Großer Kurfürst (Schlesisches) Nr 1. It was the oldest of the Prussian Küraßier-Regiments. It had a full array of orders and decorations, including breast stars and neck orders.

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This is a postcard that depicts Kronprinz Rupprecht of Bavaria (1869-1955). Rupprecht was König Ludwig III of Bavaria’s oldest son. Kronprinz Rupprecht was a very capable military commander. Unlike many royals who served as à la Suite officers, he was a legitimate military commander. He commanded Bavaria’s 6. Armee until 1916, when he was promoted to Generalfeldmarschall. He commanded Armee-Gruppe Rupprecht with great distinction. Rupprecht was opposed to National Socialism and fled to Italy in 1939. In this pose Albrecht is seen wearing a Generaloberst’s (à la Suite) uniform from Leib-Küraßier-Regiment Großer Kurfürst (Schlesisches) Nr 1. It was the oldest of the Prussian Küraßier-Regiments. It had a full array of orders and decorations, including breast stars and neck orders.


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This is a postcard that depicts Kronprinz Rupprecht of Bavaria (1869-1955). Rupprecht was König Ludwig III of Bavaria’s oldest son. Kronprinz Rupprecht was a very capable military commander. Unlike many royals who served as à la Suite officers, he was a legitimate military commander. He commanded Bavaria’s 6. Armee until 1916, when he was promoted to Generalfeldmarschall. He commanded Armee-Gruppe Rupprecht with great distinction. Rupprecht was opposed to National Socialism and fled to Italy in 1939. In this pose Albrecht is seen wearing a Generaloberst’s (à la Suite) uniform from Leib-Küraßier-Regiment Großer Kurfürst (Schlesisches) Nr 1. It was the oldest of the Prussian Küraßier-Regiments. It had a full array of orders and decorations, including breast stars and neck orders.