What was the Battle of Oland (1676)?

Introduction The Battle of Öland was a naval battle between an allied Danish-Dutch fleet and the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, off the east coast of Öland on 01 June 1676. The battle was a part of the Scanian War (1675-1679) fought for supremacy over the southern Baltic. Sweden was in urgent need of… Read More

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What was the Battle of Lund (1676)?

Introduction The Battle of Lund, part of the Scanian War (1675 to 1679), was fought on 04 December 1676, in an area north of the city of Lund in Scania in southern Sweden, between the invading Danish army and the army of Charles XI of Sweden. The Danish had an army of about 13,000 under… Read More