By Nicholas Horthy, Nicholas Roosevelt, Andrew L. Simon
Nicolas Horthy used to be head of country of Hungary for 25 years. Conservative but hugely renowned between his countrymen in his time, background has taken care of him unfairly. No different kingdom within the first 1/2 the twentieth century had a pace-setter who's both vilified by way of Communists in addition to Fascists as Horthy. For this version over six hundred footnotes, from resources starting from Eichmann to Wallenberg, have been extra to his unique 1953 autobiography.
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It was, I thought, an awkward situation, and I had the impression that the master of the estate, his wife and her remarkably beautiful younger sister were, in spite of their cordiality, more than a little taken aback to see a completely strange naval officer step out of the carriage. I begged to be forgiven, but they would let me make no excuses, and the outcome was that I spent three extremely happy days with them at Hejôbába. Chance or design? This visit proved the great turning point in my life.
We were at a loss to explain the incident until we heard later that Crete had been subjected to a violent earthquake, which we had felt as a sea tremor. Off the Bocche di Cattaro, we picked up a signal ordering us to make for the shore. Field Marshal Archduke Albert and Admiral Baron Sterneck23, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, wished to inspect our ship. A great disappointment awaited the midshipmen. Instead of going on leave, they were forthwith distributed among the various warships of the squadron present in the bight.
When the financial pressure of the Great Powers proved unavailing, their demands were emphasized by naval demonstrations, as in 1903 when, after a meeting of Tsar Nicholas18 first with Kaiser Wilhelm II19 at Wiesbaden and later with Emperor Francis Joseph at Schloss Mürzsteg, the programme known as the Mürzsteg Reform Programme was worked out providing for the creation of nationally limited areas of control in Macedonia. As Austria-Hungary, a neighbour of Turkey, was the party most interested in Balkan affairs, our armoured cruiser St.
Admiral Nicholas Horthy: Memoirs by Nicholas Horthy, Nicholas Roosevelt, Andrew L. Simon