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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Aug 2020 9:21 p.m. PST

…. Eugen of Württemberg in the Napoleonic Wars

"In the Winter Palace's War Gallery, next to Alexander I's portrait, second row from the floor, the visitor's attention is caught by the image of a tousled young man. Even alongside the relative youth of Alexander's other generals, George Dawe's substantial portrait conveys the vitality of his subject: Prince and, from 1822, Duke Eugen of Württemberg…"
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mghFond11 Aug 2020 12:12 p.m. PST

So a guy was their Maid of Orleans???

Dawnguard6411 Aug 2020 10:11 p.m. PST

Sorry? "Maid of Orleans"? This young bloke? He inspired them to fight back against the invader? Didn't they have plenty of Russian generals who did that? The author seems to be making a comparison entirely without substance.

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