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Ireland’s Wars: The Bandon Valley Killings

On a few occasions over the course of my “coverage” of the Irish War of Independence I have touched on the topic of sectarian killings as part of that conflict. For the most part, when discussing this subject I have … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: A Summary Of The Eleven Year Wars

My coverage of the wars of the mid-16th century has come to an end, but I still want to bookend things with a post similar to this one, before I move on to anything else. Before I get into anything … Continue reading

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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Breitenfeld

Forget the Boyne. Protestants should celebrate this one instead. Name: The first Battle of Breitenfeld The War: The Thirty Years War(s), specifically the “Swedish phase” When: 17 September 1631 Where: The village of Breitenfeld, 5 miles north of Leipzig Type: Land Forces/Commanders: Circa 40’000 Swedish and Saxon … Continue reading

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