GREAT CAPTAINS: FREDERICK THE GREAT

1443574.jpgThis is one in a series of posts in which the “Great Captains” of military history will be examined. Unusually, this will be in video format; posting compelling biographical material.

The title of Great Captain is awarded to those military commanders who display not just excellence, but a true genius for war. Authors from time-to-time have produced their lists; most notably Theodore Ayrault Dodge, and Basil Liddell Hart. Here, in this series, I will highlight my own pics.

On this, the anniversary of his great victory over the Austrians at the Battle of Leuthen, fought on 5 December 1757; we start with Frederick II the Great of Prussia!

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If you like this, you might also enjoy:

GREAT CAPTAINS: ALEXANDER THE GREAT

and

GREAT CAPTAINS: HANNIBAL BARCA

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