proclaimed German emperor at Versailles, the former palace of the kings of France. Write about his main actions / events. (Additionally, the Prussian system of conscript armies controlled by a highly trained general staff was soon adopted by the other great powers.) Most importantly, Germanys annexation of Alsace-Lorraine aroused a deep longing for revenge in the French people. (dagv) (Anfragenverteilstelle, Postfach 50 04 08, D-45056 Essen) is an umbrella organization for most of the German genealogical agencies. The Dreikaiserbund had been weakened.
The German Unification Wars 1863 - 1874
Other useful information includes where and when the ancestor was born in Germany, when he or she emigrated and on what ship. His further retreat was checked by the German right wing in the blundering Battles of Mars-la-Tour and Gravelotte on August 16 and 18, respectively, and he then took refuge behind the defenses of Metz indefinitely. Austria was still the leading power of the German Confederation, but the Kingdom of Prussia was economically and politically stronger than its competitor to the south. Most German historiography deemed it essential to demonstrate this. This would deprive France of a potential ally. (Massie) A Reinsurance Treaty was signed between Russia and Germany. The conquering allies after World War II didn't like the images it conjured up of blood, iron and militarism. Yet he was also an enemy of the Concert of Europe, the system of order maintained through the cooperation of the major powers, who accepted to sacrifice some of their interests (notably in terms of increase in power, territorial expansion) in an attempt to preserve. Let us say you now have the vital data on your ancestor. The archive also will supply a copy of a document by mail, for a fee.