This is a postcard of Admiral Hugo von Pohl (1855-1916). Pohl achieved the rank of full-admiral. He commanded the High Seas Fleet in 1915. He relinquished this command in 1916 to Reinhard Scheer. Pohl was a proponent of unrestricted submarine warfare. He died soon after he stepped down. He is seen here in uniform, wearing a Red Eagle Order 1st Class with Crown and Swords. The postcard was not mailed.