He had distinguished himself even, before his exploits at Sadowa
and Gravelotte; in fact, he rose from the ranks, which is very unusual even in the smallest of the German..."
[10.] Ciosek M.: Psychologia sadowa
La bataille de Sadowa
lui donne raison: la petit Prusse bat la grande Autriche au moyen d'un fusil a percussion centrale.
The battle of Sadowa
(Koniggratz) in 1866 was the decisive victory for Prussia in its war against which country?
Bridge, From Sadowa
to Sarajevo: The Foreign Policy of Austria-Hungary 1866-1914 (London and Boston, 1972); Barbara Jelavieh, The Ottoman Empire, the Great Powers and the Straits Question 1870-1887 (Bloomington, 1972); Istvfin Dioszegi, Osterreich-Ungarn und der franzosisch-preussische Krieg (Budapest, 1974); Dietrich Beyrau, Russische Orientpolitik und die Entstehung des deutschen Kaiserreiches 1866-1870/71 (Wiesbaden, 1974); Heinrich Lutz, Oesterreich-Ungarn und die Grundung des deutschen Reiches: Europaische Entscheidungen (Frankfurt, 1979).
On the south-west limb there is the "Sadowa
Gora" quarry, which was exploited for limestone and marls.
Specific to the present discussion of the mid-century, Solenn Dupas has recently pointed out that the mid-1860s signaled a weakening of political authority through a series of failures and concessions from Napoleon III: "L'annee 1867 correspond a un affaiblissement du regime imperial, tant au niveau de la politique interieure que sur le plan de la politique etrangere, apres le triomphe prussien de Sadowa
et l'evacuation du Mexique.
The British pair had the race between them over the last quarter-mile as Contredanse, a 9-4 chance whose previous start had resulted in a victory in a Salisbury handicap, kicked past longtime leader Sadowa
Although he subsequently left fraternity life, a few years later in Leipzig, in connection with the war between Prussia and Austria, we find Nietzsche writing to his mother and sister in support of Bismarck' s politics: 'Auf these revolutionaire Weise den deutschen Einheitsstaat zu grunden, ist ein starkes Stuck Bismarks [sic]: Muth and rucksichtslose Consequenz besitzt er, aber er unterschatzt die moralischen Krafte im Volke.' (3) In July 1866, shortly after the battle of Sadowa
(Koniggratz), he writes to his friend Carl von Gersdorff, whose brother was wounded in the campaign against Austria, that he takes pride in the German army and adds that he would be honoured to be struck by a French bullet and to fall on the battlefield should the national cause fail.
Examples of such defining moments would be Sadowa
in 1866, Santiago and Manila Bay in 1898, and Tsushima in 1904; these engagements decisively shifted the balance of power in favor of Prussia, the United States, and Japan, respectively.
After the German victory at Sadowa
, on the other hand, Bismarck persuaded the Kaiser to treat Austria leniently and sowed the seeds of a future alliance (Cooper, 1932, 149).