Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Mises-Habsburg Memo

HIRH the Archduke Otto and Ludwig Edler von MisesThe world is at war. The Hitlerite regime rules in Germany, Austria, and elsewhere. An Austrian nobleman is writing a memo in New York. He is writing to the head of a great dynasty. It is the twentieth day of April. The year is 1942.

Today, the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama publishes for the first time ever the memo of Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises to HIRH the Archduke Otto:

The best conceived and most desirable solution to the Austrian question is a monarchy with the legacy of the Habsburger tradition.

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