The Berlin Wall reveals the nature of Communist rule. People living under Communism want to leave; people living under American rule want to come.
Today's installment concludes The Great Elector Grows Prussia, our selection from History of Friedrich II of Prussia by Thomas Carlyle published in
This Second Exploit -- suggested or not by that prior one of Karl Gustav on the ice -- is still a thing to be remembered by Hohenzollerns and
Fehrbellin is an inconsiderable Town still standing in those peaty regions, some five-and-thirty miles northwest of Berlin, and had for ages plied its
In January, 1658, Karl Gustav marches his Army, horse, foot, and artillery, to the extent of Twenty thousand, across the Baltic ice, and takes an
This series has five easy 5 minute installments. This first installment: Weak, Disunited Prussia. Introduction When Frederick William came into