Portal:European military history/Did you know/4
- ... that the Royal Navy ship of the line HMS Agamemnon ran aground in both the first and second Battles of Copenhagen, in 1801 and 1807, respectively?
- ... that the Italian conquest of British Somaliland was the only successful Italian campaign of World War II without German support?
- ... that during the War of the Spanish Succession, 10,000 French soldiers attempted to take Schloss Hellenstein, a castle near Heidenheim in the Swabian Alb, but retreated without firing a shot because it was deemed too costly to attack?
- ... that the Frisian kingdom came to an end after their king was killed in the Battle of the Boarn where they were defeated by the Frankish Empire?