General Tilly on the so-called Tilly Schanze
General Tilly on the so-called Tilly Schanze The picture shows a scene from the Thirty Years' War. In 1626 General Tilly captures the city of Hann M√ľnden after laying siege to it. In this image, he is standing atop a sconce looking out over the city he is about to capture. His gaze runs parallel to the trajectory of the cannon, which is being loaded. (Source: Public Domain)