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Swiss Guards at the Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571
Posted on 02/18/2006 4:37:26 PM PST by Macoraba
I hadn't realized before that the Papal Swiss Guards had fought outside the Papal States. But 12 were at the Battle of Lepanto! Fascinating! I wish I could learn more about them at the battle.
TOPICS: Catholic; History
KEYWORDS: militaryhistory; muslimsgetbuttkicked; swissguard; switzerland; vatican
posted on 02/18/2006 4:37:27 PM PST
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