June 14th in German History: The Austro-Prussian War Begins

While the Franco-Prussian War was the final step towards German Unification, the Austro-Prussian war was probably the second most important single event in that process. As I have mentioned before, the Austro-Prussian war saw Prussia defeat the Empire of Austria in six weeks, thus supplanting it as the dominant power in Germany. The war beganContinue reading “June 14th in German History: The Austro-Prussian War Begins”