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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Oct 2017 3:00 p.m. PST

"The battle of Fontenoy has always appealed to me personally because it's one of those numerous occasions in history where age defeats youth. And, at this stage in my life, that has suddenly become important. I particularly love lessons in which late-blooming age shows its quality (e.g. Browne at Lobositz or Marlborough at Blenheim). At Fontenoy, it was the aging and ailing Marshal Saxe who not only schooled the young Duke of Cumberland, but also the young, hip critics in Louis XV's own court. He had nearly as many enemies at his back as on the battlefield. But he handled them all…"

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dbf167604 Oct 2017 6:46 p.m. PST

This is Avery good site.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Oct 2017 9:19 a.m. PST

One of the best!


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Elbow Mac05 Oct 2017 2:14 p.m. PST

Indeed, obscure battles is a great site.

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