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The military life of Frederick the Great

Author: Christopher Duffy
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 ? 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia (1740?1786) of the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known for his brilliance in military campaigning and organization of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz"). He was a grandson of George I of Great Britain, and a nephew of George  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duffy, Christopher, 1936-
Military life of Frederick the Great.
New York : Atheneum, 1986, ©1985
(OCoLC)566075015
Named Person: Frederick, King of Prussia; Frederick, King of Prussia
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Duffy
ISBN: 0689115482 9780689115486
OCLC Number: 12236537
Description: xi, 407 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Origins --
The Silesian wars, 1740-5 --
The armed camp, 1745-56 --
The theatre of war --
The Seven years war, 1756-63 --
In search of old Fritz --
Public affairs, and the War of the Bavarian succession, 1778-9 --
Final years and immortality --
Frederick and war.
Responsibility: Christopher Duffy.

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"Frederick II (German: Friedrich II.; 24 January 1712 ? 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia (1740?1786) of the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known for his brilliance in military campaigning and organization of Prussian armies. He became known as Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große) and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz ("Old Fritz"). He was a grandson of George I of Great Britain, and a nephew of George II."--Wikipedia.

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