The Kaiser.

Wilhelm II, in full Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert, (born January 27, 1859, Potsdam, near Berlin [Germany]—died June 4, 1941, Doorn, Netherlands), German emperor (Kaiser) and king of Prussia from 1888 to the end of World War I in 1918, known for his frequently militaristic manner as well as for his vacillating policies. William was the eldest child of Crown Prince Frederick (later Emperor Frederick III) and of Victoria, the …

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Hitlers Big Gun.

Schwerer Gustav. In 1934, the only thing standing in the way of Hitler invading France was the French Maginot Line. Really, it was the only thing that stood in the way of Hitler and Western Europe, a fortification running from the Rhine River to La Ferté made of concrete blockhouses, bunkers, and rail lines. The line was …

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