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2 12, 9:51am
Uh no, Denmarks "entry into recorded history" is in Jordanes book "Getica" where he describes them as an off-shoot tribe from the Swedes.
"Frances into recorded history was Julius Cæsars book about how he completely overran the whole country"
Because Gaul = France. By the same logic, France won Iraq and Afghanistan because they owned Louisiana for a time.
"The greatest of Frances few successful wars was regaining independence England, and even that took nearly 130 years despite the advantage of an interior supply line against occupiers forced to cross an ocean."
More like "liberating the specific areas of France, controlled by Englishmen who spoke French and were French, culturally."
And wow, you seriously left out Napoleon.