quinta-feira, 4 de outubro de 2012

Bavarian Locomotives & War - by Carlos Briz

Figures, Wagons - Pendraken
(Adler steam locomotive)

Horse power all the way!

CB brings us another great dio, this time related to a XIX century Kingdom, that had a time limit on its existence - Bavaria.

The Kingdom of Bavaria was a product of Napoleon's fertil imagination, that brought it to existence in 1806, arranging things in a way to have it supply him with men and ammunition, and support him in his never ending wars.

After the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, during which it was Prussia ally, Bavaria joined the federation know as the German Empire. After that, it was just a matter of time until it became absorbed by the German juggernaut.


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