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Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia

Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia

A military history of the late 17th century and the early 18th century

A military history of the late century and the early century

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Emanuel Elector of Brandenburg-Prussia leading the charge of the Weickel Cuirassiers into battle

King Karl V'a Bavarian Württ Regiment of Foot on the march, War of the Spanish Succession

King Karl V'a Bavarian Württ Regiment of Foot on the march, War of the Spanish Succession

The Thirty Year War 7 Prussia

The Open Door Web Site : History: Information about Prussia after 1648

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King Frederick the Great at the Battle of Zorndorf, Seven Years War

King Frederick the Great at the Battle of Zorndorf, Seven Years War

Imperial German reiter

Imperial German reiter

Frederick the Great + Greyhounds.  (Fritz was in fact obsessed with Italian Greyhounds.  This painter had no sense of scale -- these dogs are much too big.  Frederick took his IGs to war with him.  He decided towards the end of his life that he preferred them to humans, and asked to be buried with them.)

Frederick the Great + Greyhounds. (Fritz was in fact obsessed with Italian Greyhounds. This painter had no sense of scale -- these dogs are much too big. Frederick took his IGs to war with him. He decided towards the end of his life that he preferred them to humans, and asked to be buried with them.)

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Bavarian cavalry during the Thirty Years War- by Lucien Rousselot

Bavarian cavalry during the Thirty Years War- by Lucien Rousselot