schleswig

  1. EmperorTigerstar

    Who Would You Have Supported in the Second Schleswig War?

    I would have supported Austria and Prussia. How about you guys?
  2. EmperorTigerstar

    Who Would You Have Supported in the First Schleswig War?

    Why yes, I am jumping on this bandwagon. I would have supported the German Confederation so that Schleswig-Holstein could have gained full independence from Denmark. How about you guys?
  3. Romanianboy2013

    Second Schleswig War 1864

    I never knew too much about this war, but what caught my attention is that the Danish navy dominated the seas and beat the hell out the prussian and their austrian allies navies at sea. On the land,sadly, the prussians were better soldiers. As I understand the war was about the control of the...
  4. Gudenrath

    1864 - Upcoming Danish series about the Second Schleswig War

    Just wanted to share the trailer for this, the most expensive tv-production in Danish tv history, a tv series in 8 episodes (also to be released as a movie). Unfortunately there are no English subtitles for the trailer (there is a couple of scenes with German and English dialogue though)...
  5. Benjamin

    The Dreyse needle gun and the Second Schleswig War, 1864

    The following is an excerpt of my article: THE PRUSSIAN NEEDLE GUN MAKES ITS DEBUT – THE SKIRMISH AT LUNDBY 1864" The full article can be found at historyman.dk: The village of Lundby near Aalborg, Denmark 3 July 1864 – early morning. Heymann, a young Prussian corporal, is nervous. For the...
  6. Kinan

    Second Schleswig War and the betrayal of Sweden

    I couldn't find this anywhere, why Sweden didn't send troops to help Denmark although they promised to?
  7. FJ and G

    First Schleswig War transport

    The Europeans became the first to use their railways in warfare when Prussian troops were transported by rail to Denmark’s Schleswig-Holstein provinces, during the First Schleswig War (1848-’50) between Prussia and Denmark, after Danish ships effectively blockaded north German coastal ports...