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By David Hollins

Austrias Balkan frontier – the disputed borderland among Europe and the Ottoman Turks – used to be defended within the 18th century via a special association of hardy groups who have been granted farmland in go back for armed provider. those Grenzers, masters of guerrilla struggle, have been later included into Austrias commonplace forces, and earned a much broader attractiveness scuffling with opposed to the military of Frederik the Great’s Prussia.

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