Monthly Archive: August 2019


Helmuth von Moltke

Helmuth Karl Bernhard von Moltke was born on 26 October 1800 in Parchim, Mecklenburg-Schwerin. He was the son of the later Danish Lieutenant General Friedrich Philipp...


History of the Iron Cross

After Napoleon’s disastrous Russian campaign, a general uprising took place in Prussia and other German lands against his invasion. Prussians, having been under Napoleon’s rule for...