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The Battle of Königgrätz in 1866
- The Triumph of Maneuver in Europe's First Modern War
- By: Patrick Joseph Shrier
- Narrated by: Clay Willison
- Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
In the early summer of 1866 half a million men from Prussia and the Austrian Empire fought the largest battle in European history prior to 1914 in the rolling hills of eastern Bohemia. The results of the battle determined that Prussia and not Austria would be paramount in the German world going forward. The Prussian victory at the Battle of Königgrätz has traditionally been ascribed to their possession of a breech-loading rifle and use of railways.
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