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

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Can anyone identify these uniforms (stated to be "Austrian")?

I recently purchased these uniforms, in which I was told that they were "Austro-Hungarian/Austrian." Upon looking further at the lighter-green one, I noticed that it had a trim pattern ...
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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 ...
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What was the comparative privilege(wrt travel and migration) of an average Jew in Germany versus Ottoman Palestinian Arab in 1880?

I am trying to think about the privilege differences(wrt travel and migration) between a Jew in Germany (specifically the region of Prussia) versus Arab in Ottoman Palestine during 1880s time period. ...
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