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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2018 2:26 p.m. PST

"In war with Russia, Denmark Poland, Saxony and a few German states. "The Great Northern War" Just before the war, Russia, Poland and Denmark formed a pact of aggression against Sweden. They were all after Swedish territory. Russia was after the Baltic coast, Poland wanted Livland (a Swedish Baltic province) and Denmark wanted to regain the Skåne provinces in south of Sweden. The three nations of the pact were all convinced that Sweden was weak after the death of Karl XI in 1697, above all with a young inexperienced regent, Karl XII. They were now to meet one of the best armies in Europe at this time, the Swedish Carolean Army…."
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FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2018 2:05 a.m. PST

thanks for the link.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2018 10:32 a.m. PST

No mention my friend!. (smile)


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