Editor says, what if Kaiser Wilhelm II had died in 1899? This post was developed with the assistance of Scott Palter and Richard Roper. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in reality the incident almost led to war between Britain and Russia, but it was diplomatically defused. In 1916 Annie Oakley wrote to Kaiser Wilhem II offering to take a second shot, but he declined to reply to her letter. Please note that we have repurposed content from the Warships discussion group. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.