Fehrbellin: The Battle that Made Prussia

Frederick William

Fehrbellin: The Battle that Made Prussia

By Louis Ciotola

For nearly two and a half centuries, Prussia celebrated June 28 as a birthday of sorts. On that date in 1675, the Prussians achieved the start of their proud military tradition. Read more

Frederick the Great put to use what he learned from his successes and failures at the Battle of Leuthen.

Frederick William

Frederick the Great: Early Years

by Roy Morris Jr.

Befitting his grandiose nickname, Frederick the Great was a living embodiment of the old axiom that some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Read more