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Minden Day

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Minden Day has been celebrated on 1st August since 1760, to commemorate the Battle of Minden in 1759. The Battle of Minden was part of the Seven Years War. French forces were trying to conquer the small German state of Hanover. Soldiers of the 51st Light Infantry (later The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry) were […]