Nikolas Burggraf und Graf von Dohna Schlodien

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Nikolas Burggraf und Graf von Dohna Schlodien

Post by Requin Marteau » 03 Apr 2006 14:23

Bonjour,

Research bio, décorations and more infos on :
- Nikolas Burggraf und Graf von Dohna Schlodien

- Born : 5 April 1879, Died : 21 August 1956.
- Kdt "Möwe",
- Adjutant Kaiser Guillaume II,
- PLM : 7 March 1916,
- EK-I : 25 February 1916

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Thierry

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Nikolaus Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlodien

Post by JPK » 03 Apr 2006 15:47

Bonjour Thierry

03.05.1897: Seekadett
30.09.1899: Leutnant zur See
15.03.1902: Oberleutnant zur See
09.02.1907: Kapitäntleutnant
07.02.1914: Korvettenkapitän
04.02.1920: char. Fregattenkäpitan
27.08.1939: char. Kapitän zur See
Sources "Die Ritter des Ordens Pour le Mérite des I Weltkriegs" Biblio Verlag 1999

Cordialement
Jean.

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Post by Peter H » 05 Apr 2006 07:15

Nikolaus Burggraf und Graf zu Dohna-Schlodien was appointed as an aide de camp to the Kaiser in May 1918.

He wasn't a well liked officer.

From the Muller Diaries,May 1918.

..I had a slight passage with His Majesty about Count Dohna...I pointed out to His Majesty that Count Dohna,on account of his talent for self-aggrandisement,was persona non grata with the Fleet,but I added somehat maliciously--this talent would probably be acceptable in an aide.

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Post by joerookery » 05 Apr 2006 13:42

Muller Diaries,May 1918.

Peter can you tell me more about this book? Thanks.

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Post by Peter H » 05 Apr 2006 14:14

Joe,

The Kaiser and His Court 1914-1918 by Admiral Georg Müller, edited by Walter Gorlitz,1961.

Georg von Müller below.

The Admiral suffered peptic ulcers,not helped by his close contact with the Kaiser.The one bright side he saw in the appointment of Graf zu Dohna-Schlodien as the Kaisers' aide was that the burden of the Kaiser's desire to daily discuss naval affairs could be shared with others.

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Post by joerookery » 05 Apr 2006 14:30

Thank you! I have that just have not read it yet. Thanks.

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Re: Nikolas Burggraf und Graf von Dohna Schlodien

Post by Ken S. » 11 Jun 2010 06:50

Looks like somebody scanned the Dutch translation of "Der Möwe zweite Fahrt".

http://www.flickr.com/photos/peacepalac ... otostream/

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