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Schill Ferdinand Baptista von
A Prussian soldier who revolted unsuccessfully against French domination in May of 1809. He was born Saxony, and entered the Prussian cavalry at the age of twelve, he was still a subaltern of dragoons when he was wounded at battle of Auerstadt. From that field he escaped to Kolberg, where he played a very prominent part in the celebrated siege of... More...
DDR, 1953, Von Schill and cavalry