Frederick II (24 January 1712 – 17 August 1786) was King in Prussia (1740-1786) from the Hohenzollern dynasty. He is best known for his brilliance in military campaigning and organization of Prussian Armies. He became known as Frederick the Great and was nicknamed Der Alte Fritz (“Old Fritz”)
Vincent W. Rospond received his Master’s in Eastern European History from the University of Illinois as well as studying at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the MBA program at Seton Hall University. He has spent almost 20 years as an executive in the publishing and gaming industry. He started Winged Hussar Publishing, LLC (WHP) as a venture for historians to publish books and articles on lesser known periods of history and give readers access to translated historical documents. His first book for WHP is a new edition of Caesar’s Commentaries of the Gallic Wars. In addition to his work at WHP, he is editor of the Journal of America’s Military Past, a peered reviewed journal focusing on the people, places and things related to America’s military. He currently lives at the sunny New Jersey shore with his wife, kids and dog.