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The men that fought at Minden

Rudyard Kipling

The men that fought at Minden

a song of instruction

by Rudyard Kipling

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Published by F. A. Stokes in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rudyard Kipling.
SeriesThe Pocket magazine -- v. 1, no. 5 (March 1896)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 67-70.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19255822M

  "Le Plongeur" the French barge on the river. This was a nod to the refight of Minden we (Me, Paul T and members of the Durham club fought in about ) in 28mm where the Allies were obsessed with trying to sink this boat even though it was no threat to them. On the 1st August , the 37th Foot fought at The Battle of Minden, during the Seven Years' War. This is now one of the three main Regimental Days of The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment. The French Army of Marshal de Contades was marching towards Hannover and to block this move, Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, resolved to hold Minden.

Racing for the mountains, he left an army of seventeen thousand men stranded at Breslau; this army surrendered to the Prussians two weeks later. Understandably, the prince was forced to resign as a military commander. Minden, August 1, Nearly one hundred thousand men fought at the Battle of .   The victory at Minden was just one in a number of British successes that years against French forces and overseas territories across the globe. This led to being described by the British as the Annus Mirabilis – the year of : Pen and Sword.

Battle of Hastings on 14th October Anecdotes and traditions from the Battle of Hastings: Duke William’s mother was Arlette, a tanner’s daughter. The garrison of a French town under siege by William hung animal hides over the walls as a taunt on his origins. They regretted the joke when William took the town and put the garrison and.   Guinness is a beer that inspires contemplation unlike any other. You watch in silent approval as the the beer settles in front of you, the darkness of the stout contrasting neatly with the frothy.


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Terence George Craddock (6/29/ PM). The poem titled 'The Men That Fought At Minden' by Rudyard Kipling, contains absolutely no details of this battle. "The Men That Fought at Minden" A Song of Instruction The men that fought at Minden, they was rookies in their time -- So was them that fought at Waterloo.

All the 'ole command, yuss, from Minden to Maiwand, They was once dam' sweeps like you. Then do not be discouraged, 'Eaven is your 'elper, We'll learn you not to forget; An' you mustn't swear an' curse, or you'll only catch it worse, For we. The men that fought at Minden, they was civil—yuss, they was— Never didn’t talk o’ rights an’ wrongs, But they got it with the toe (same as you will get it—so!)— For interrupting songs.

The men that fought at Minden, they was several other things Which I don’t remember clear; But that’s the reason why, now the six-year men are. Notes on the Text [Title] Minden is a city in Westphalia, Germany, the site of the battle fought on 1 August during the Seven Years' War ofa victory for Britain Hanover and Prussia over France, Russia, Austria and Spain.

Kipling had a vivid sense of the long history of the common soldier, and the battles he had fought in. The men that fought at Minden, they was rookies in their time— ⁠ So was them that fought at Waterloo.

All the 'ole command, yuss, from Minden to Maiwand, ⁠ They was once dam' sweeps like you. ⁠ Then do not be discouraged, 'Eaven is your 'elper.

⁠ We'll learn you not to forget; ⁠ An' you mustn't swear an curse, or you'll only catch it worse. ⁠ For we'll make you soldiers yet.

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The conflict was fought out in theContinent. Six thousand British infantrymen, in front of 10, of the finest cavalry in Europe (the French), were moved forward at Minden, to the east of Hanover, in what was truly a tragic blunder, commemorated by Kipling in his poem, “The Men that.

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