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Catalog Number 2013.66.46
Object Name Memorandum
Accession number 2013.66
Description Secret notice from District Command IV. Berlin that the Kaiser does not want officers participating in the new Tango dance
Date: January 8, 1914
Document in German

Translation:
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Secret!
The Chief of the Military-Cabinet from 18 December 1913 - II 213/13 -

His Majesty the Kaiser and King does not want officers to take part in the dance called the Tango which is spreading in recent times.

Signed Frührer v. Lyncker
District Command IV Berlin / Berlin- Schöneberg, 8 January 1914 / Sekt. II Nr. 3 pers.

To obey [zur Nachactung],
von Düring
Oberstleutnant and Kommandeur


From the service of German officer Fritz Sabersky who served as leader of the Sanitary Company 3 (Sanitätskompagnie 3 Garde-Reserve-Korps) from 1915 to 1916 and after March 1917 as an instructor at the Royal Prussian Army Gas School in Berlin (Königlich Preußische Heeres-Gasschule).
Date January 8, 1914
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1914
People Sabersky, Fritz
Wilhelm II
Subjects German
Prewar
World War I
Dance