Kaiser Bill

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grandson of Queen Victoria and Kaiser of Germany from 1888 to 1918

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Kaiser Bill and Little Willie in pictures, 7,000 word sagas about Varsity men at the Front.
At her present time and with the help of other European Union countries Germany is again domineering European countries such as Greece, but in a more devious way than Hitler or Kaiser Bill but financially with Frau Merkel adding the feminine touch to the proceedings.
The Project comprises Indicated and Inferred resources of 15 million tonnes @ 0.84% copper at Kaiser Bill and 1.1 million tonnes at 2.9% copper at Einasleigh containing 158,000 tonnes of copper.
"That Kaiser Bill," he croaked, "He was a rough 'un"--and he never spoke of the war again.
Over the years it has been a particularly favourite haunt of Europe's rich and famous - from Kaiser Bill to Norway's most celebrated son, Edvard Greig.
Over the years it has been a particularly favourite haunt of Europe's rich and famous, from Kaiser Bill to Norway's most celebrated son, Edvard Greig.
''Nye, there's one thing we don't need in Ireland, and that's the glorification of masked men waving offensive weapons about on stage,'' he told the crowd at the annual commemoration of Seamus O'Slaughter (an IRA man rivalled in numbers only by Kaiser Bill when it comes to responsibility for the violent deaths of Ulster protestants).
Figures such as John Bull or Kaiser Bill become metonymies when they represent nations; emblems such as the British Lion or the German Eagle provide rich sources for the use of discourse spoken by commentators to express invective or ridicule.
There was Kaiser Bill who had an uncanny resemblance to the German Emperor of the First World War.
They helped the North win the war against the South, helped the British defeat the Boers in South Africa, greatly aided in the defeat of German Emperor Wilhelm II, known as "Kaiser Bill," during World War I, and even helped crush the Axis powers during World War II.
Wallot's building was never in the first rank of nineteenth-century parliaments, and though Kaiser Bill hated it,(22) it turned out to be the almost definitive exemplar of Wilhelmine architecture - that pompous blend of neo Baroque and neo Renaissance which stamped its way over central Europe between 1871 and 1914.
In World War I, "Kaiser Bill" was the object of our enmity.
'Kaiser Bill' has never been popular in England, although in recent decades there has been lessening of his old image.
THE World War One fighting men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment will live again in a living history, interactive museum event in Birmingham The sound of hobnailed boots will ring around the halls and galleries of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery as men from the regiment visit the city in search of new recruits to swell the ranks in the fight against Kaiser Bill.
Black Watch then took a south-westerly short cut, voyaging through Kaiser Bill's Kiel Canal.