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Jean Victor Moreau: The Eternal Number Two

Posted August 5th, 2018 at 06:44 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Jean Victor Moreau (1763-1813)

Jean Victor Moreau was another skillful contemporary of general Bonaparte. He first established himself as a brigadier under Joseph Souham in Flanders helping to achieve victory during 1794.
In 1795 he was given command of the army of the Rhine and Moselle which controlled the southern flank of Germany whilst his comrade general Jourdan commanded the northern flank. Both...
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Jozef Antoni Poniatowski: The Last 'King' of Poland

Posted August 5th, 2018 at 06:20 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Jozef Poniatowski (1763-1813)

Jozef Poniatowski was among the best tactical generals of his time and fought in some of the most impressive actions, both independently and under Napoleon's command. Poniatowski had fought successfully during the 1792 Polish uprising and then in the next uprising during...
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Saladin the Strategist: An Underappreciated Commander

Posted May 26th, 2018 at 01:00 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated July 24th, 2018 at 10:15 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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"Salah ad-Din" Yusuf ibn Ayyub, Sultan of Egypt and Syria

Was it strong and grizzled knights with combat experience what dominated Medieval wars or was it their skilled commanders? It could be that the two were indistinguishable in the Medieval period. At least in the cases of Saladin he was a more scholarly and strategically minded commander with a skill for organization. Even...
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The Military Career of Cao Cao

Posted May 20th, 2018 at 09:31 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated May 26th, 2018 at 08:55 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

Cao Cao 155 - 220
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-175 Cao Cao completed the district examinations, he became "Filially Pious and Incorrupt"
-176 District Captain of North Luoyang
-177-178 Magistrate of Dunqiu county
-180 Court Counselor

Yellow Turban Revolt in Yu Province (Huangfu Song & Zhu Jun)
-Battle of Changse (184...
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Notes - Oda Nobunaga: Conqueror of Owari (3)

Posted May 19th, 2018 at 07:53 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

Notes - Oda Nobunaga: Conqueror of Owari

Claiming Owari Province
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