we do what we can, until we cannot (odontomachus) wrote,
we do what we can, until we cannot

blut und eisen

"When in 1901 Prince Heinrich's squadron bound for China was not saluted by a British fishery patrol boat, Wilhelm's brother dispatched a cruiser to investigate this breach of naval etiquette. The logical reply by the British captain that he did not have a salute cannon on board was deemed inadequate, and the matter was followed up through diplomatic channels."
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