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Max Reichpietsch and Albin Köbis / Photo
Max Reichpietsch, Marine soldier in WWI., one of the leaders of the naval revolt 1917.
24.10.1894 Berlin – 5.9.1917 Wahn near Cologne (executed).
– Max Reichpietsch...
Sailors’ Uprising 1918
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Kiel Mutiny 1918
November 2018 - 100th Anniversary.

The Kiel mutiny was a major revolt by sailors of the German High Seas Fleet on 3 November 1918. The revolt triggered the German revolution which was to sweep aside the monarchy within a few days. It ultimately led to the end of the German Empire and to the establishment of the Weimar Republic.