|Vignette of King Frederick taking the colours of the IR48 regiment at the battle of Zorndorf.|
Conversion by me.
Today is the anniversary of the birth date of King Frederick II of Prussian - January 24, 1712. Because this is the Der Alte Fritz Journal, it is appropriate to note his birthday on this blog.
Happy Birthday Fritz!
|Frederick as rendered by Minden Miniatures.|
|Frederick the Great reviews his troops on his birthday. Regimental ensigns parade their colors past the king.|