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NFB’s Decisive Battles Of The World: Breitenfeld

Forget the Boyne. Protestants should celebrate this one instead. Name: The first Battle of Breitenfeld The War: The Thirty Years War(s), specifically the “Swedish phase” When: 17 September 1631 Where: The village of Breitenfeld, 5 miles north of Leipzig Type: Land Forces/Commanders: Circa 40’000 Swedish and Saxon … Continue reading

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