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Prussia: A German state formed by the merger of Brandenburg, "East" Prussia, and smaller states.

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How did the Prussians work out what fraction of the population to recruit to the military?

Here's a quote from a teacher and author John Taylor Gatto, which I found intriguing: The military which is quite an expensive institution to maintain even in times of peace is always constituted ...