9-1717-8-16-A1-1 Tuerkenkrieg 1716-18. - "Die Schlacht bei Belgrad". - (18. August 1717; das kaiserliche Heer unter Prinz Eugen schlaegt das tuerkische Entsatzheer unter Chalil Pascha zurueck). Gemaelde, um 1720. Ilario Spolverini (1657-1734) zuge- schrieben. Wien, Heeresgeschichtliches Museum.

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Prince Eugene’s Last Ride

By Ludwig Heinrich Dyck

Beneath the Gothic steeples of their churches, the priests of Wallachia prayed that the Austrians would deliver them from the Turkish yoke. Read more

BAL1724 Cromwell at Dunbar, 1650 (oil on canvas) by Gow, Andrew Carrick (1848-1920); Imperial Defence College, Camberley, Surrey, UK; English, out of copyright

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Worcester: Last Battle of the English Civil War

By Roy Morris jr.

Charles Stuart liked to gamble. The 21-year-old son of slain English King Charles I was a fixture at the gaming tables and boudoirs of Europe, where he had spent the last half decade in restless exile while his father unsuccessfully sought to hold onto both his crown and his head. Read more

The red-coated English infantry at Dunkirk ironically held the balance of power between two French political factions in the seemingly endless Wars of the Fronde.

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Decision in the Dunes

By Roy Morris Jr.

The cold North Sea surf washed over the boots of the advancing English infantry of Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army as they tromped through the drifting sand dunes across the beach at Dunkirk on the morning of June 14, 1658. Read more