What was the Battle of Lesnaya (1708)?

Introduction The Battle of Lesnaya (Russian: Битва при Лесной Bitva pri Lesnoy, Swedish: Slaget vid Lesna, Polish: Bitwa pod Leśną) was one of the major battles of the Great Northern War. It took place on 28 September 1708 (O.S.)/29 September 1708 (Swedish calendar)/09 October 1708 (N.S.) between a Russian army of between 26,500 and 29,000… Read More

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