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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2019 9:32 p.m. PST

….on the Battle and Campaign.

"On 5 November 1757, in the vicinity of the small Saxon village of Rossbach, Frederick the Great and his army achieved a spectacular victory over an enemy composed of French and Imperial troops. 22,000 Prussian soldiers drove an army twice their size from the field of battle. Neither before or after would the Prussian king achieve such a decisive victory at so little cost to his own forces. Following the battle the French did not actively participate in any further campaigns against Prussia, whilst the Reichsarmee's reputation was permanently damaged. In contrast Frederick's generalship assumed a new lustre after the difficulties he had experienced during the summer campaign in Bohemia…"


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langobard12 Dec 2019 10:51 p.m. PST

One of my favorite battles! I will wait to see what the reviews are, as it is probably hard to go past Duffy's Prussia's Glory, but definitely interested!

Thanks Armand!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2019 10:40 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami! (smile)


Historydude1818 Dec 2019 6:42 a.m. PST

Looks good! I'll have to get that. Hope the author will do a book on Leuthen as well, we really need books on that battle.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Dec 2019 11:38 a.m. PST

Happy you like it my friend!. (smile)


Mollinary21 Dec 2019 8:57 a.m. PST

HD. Duffy's Prussia's Glory covers it pretty well!

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP25 Dec 2019 6:33 a.m. PST

Isn't a little wrong calling it a battle?
18th century Turkey shoot/chop is more correct.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Dec 2019 11:59 a.m. PST



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