French troops take Philipsburg

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Historical Context Note

French troops take Philippsburg (near Karlsruhe in Germany), but military commander the Duke of Berwick is killed in the siege.
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Editors. "French troops take Philipsburg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17374, accessed 01 October 2014.]