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Army of Maria Theresa, The - The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria, 1740-1780

Army of Maria Theresa, The - The Armed Forces of Imperial Austria, 1740-1780
Author: Christopher Duffy
Publish Year: 1990
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 7x10.25x1"
Restockable: No
Type: Hardcover

Description

Eighteenth-century military history is attracting an increasingly wide and well informed public. A great deal is known about the monstrous Frederick of Prussia, the foremost soldier of his time. So far we have heard very little about the military achievement of his great and gracious rival, the Empress-Queen Maria Theresa of Austria, who deserves to go down in history as ‘the lady who game Old Fritz a bloody nose’.