Topic: Military History

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The Recapture of the Buda Fortress

The painting shows Hungarian troops capturing a fort in Budapest, a victorious battle in an ultimately unsuccessful effort to win independence from the Habsburg Empire. Hungary was one...
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Three Officers of the Hopetoun Fencibles

This image portrays three British officers who served in North America during the American Revolution. The men are Major Pilmer; Francis, 7th Lord Napier; and Major Clarkson. Napier...
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Ticonderoga, 1759

This map shows British plans for attacking a French fort in upstate New York during the French and Indian War. In July 1759, the British under General Sir...
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Treaty of Alliance

This document is the Treaty of Alliance between the United States and France. Signed on February 6, 1778, Benjamin Franklin was largely responsible for negotiating its terms. Without...
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View of the Siege of Quebec

This image portrays British soldiers laying siege to the French city of Quebec during the French and Indian War. After three months, a furious battle on September 13,...
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Washington’s Light Artillery Guard Uniform and Soldier

This image by a Polish-German engraver depicts General Washington and a guard from the Light Artillery. Many Europeans were fascinated with Washington, a hero who relinquished power after...