orca wrote:I do remember Frederick's famous comment on the Swedes. But my point was that the British (excluding Hanoverians and other Germans) army in Germany was generally about 15,000-20,000 - pretty much the same as the Swedish army.
Of course the Swedes were ineffective for a variety of reasons. All they really did was tie up a few thousand Prussian troops that had to cover the Pommeranian front. That said did it have to be that way? Couldn't the Swedes had done more. And under different circumstances couldn't the Russians have used Stralsund as a base of operations?
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Austrian strategic Cities to hold:
rogs wrote:good work on the objectives lists
but are these 2 important?
kolin was just some place on the vienna-prague highway where a battle happened
happy to be enlightened but meissen is only a minor town on SYW theatre maps that i've consulted, very close to dresden
maybe these places are significant
- theresienstadt (fort, covered access to prague from both sides of the elbe from the north)
Florent wrote:all this from duffy's 'by force of arms - volume ii of the austrian army of the SYW'
Did we read the same book.
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