Entering the service of Frederick the Great, our hero rises to the rank of colonel through fortunate circumstances. He renders distinguished services, including saving the king's life, and twice escaping from an Austrian fortress. The story closely follows the historical account, and provides a vivid description of the battles of Rossbach, Leuthen, Prague, Zorndorf, Hochkirch, and Torgan. Weaving the daring and hazardous adventures of the hero into the narrative, this book is an accurate history with the charm of romance. 408 pages, hardcover.
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