Showalter, Dennis
June 2007
Military History;Jun2008, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p28
The article explores the war tactics and reputation of Frederick II, the crown prince of Prussia, Germany. Among the impact of war on Prussia are war casualties, devastated provinces and debased currency. It emphasizes the importance of expansion to the welfare and survival of Prussia. The crown prince prefers short, decisive wars in order to conserve scarce resources, to convince losers to make and keep the peace and to deter potential challengers.


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