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Fight for Jerusalem

Fight for Jerusalem !! 1948 Arab–Israeli War

The desire of the Jews to own Palestinian land, that is, the Zionist movement, It started with the forced immigration of the Russian Jews to Palestine against the anti-Semitism that emerged in Russia in the 1880s. and Judenstaat, published by Jewish journalist Theodor Herzl in 1896. Theodor founded the World Zionist Organization in 1897; Subsequently, …

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The (Staggering) Siege of Breda 1624/25 Part 2

The (Staggering) Siege of Breda 1624/25 [2]

He had soldiers patrolling and guarding strategic points such as crossings and waterways while cavalry units were guarding the convoys. Additionally, infantrymen accompanied the transport vehicles. Maurits of Nassau was well aware that his army was not large enough to relieve Breda in a major attack. Thus, he had considerable interest in interrupting the Spanish …

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The (Staggering) Siege of Breda 1624/25

The (Staggering) Siege of Breda 1624/25

A Game of Starvation: The Staggering Siege of Breda 1624  An army commanded by the famous Italian strategist Ambrogio Spinola, sent by the Spanish crown,   arrived at the Dutch town of Breda on 27th August in 1624. Spinola came to stay and he   began a siege characterized by supply shortages, a tight encirclement of the city, and various   attempts …

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