november memories / 17

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

17th November, 1913 : The tango, currently the most popular dance in Berlin, has incurred imperial disfavour. The Kaiser has issued an instruction to both the Army and the Navy “requesting” them not to dance either the tango or the two-step and to avoid those families who do. Failure to observe the “request” would result in dismissal.

 

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