Irons in the Fire
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Friday, October 11, 2019
"...when Charles Martel and his “northern men of robust limbs and iron hands stood like an unmovable wall of ice and cut the Arabs to pieces,”
The Battle of Tours
. Where, I once read, Charles Martel got the name Charles the Hammer.
A critical battle, as much so as the two Sieges of Vienna and the defeat of the Ottomans there.
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