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Bolivarian Wars
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Crimean War Signpost
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Prokop The Great
Prokop the Great is shown wearing plate armour, holding a bascinet with an attached padded aventail, and gripping a battle axe. The red stripe on his black surcoat and the chalice symbol are both universal systems of the Hussite movement. Prokop the