What was the Battle of Leuthen (1757)?

Introduction At the Battle of Leuthen, fought on 05 December 1757, Frederick the Great’s Prussian army used manoeuvre and terrain to completely rout a larger Austrian force commanded by Prince Charles of Lorraine and Count Leopold Joseph von Daun. The victory ensured Prussia’s control of Silesia during the Third Silesian War (1756 to 1763, part… Read More

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