Frederick the Great

Frederick the Great : A Military Life

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For tactical and strategic ingenuity, for daring and ruthless determination and the capacity to inspire troops, Frederick the Great was without equal. In this detailed life of `Old Fritz', Christopher Duffy, who has written widely on the army of Frederick and on the armies of his adversaries, Austria and Russia, has produced a definitive account of his military genius.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 410 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 241mm | 771g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138924652
  • 9781138924659

Table of contents

1. Origins 2. The Silesian Wars, 1740-5 3. The Armed Camp, 1745-56 4. The Theatre of War 5. The Seven Years War, 1756-63 6. In Search of Old Fritz 7. Public Affairs, and the War of the Bavarian Succession, 1778-9 8. Final Years and Immortality 9. Frederick and War
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