What was the Battle of Fehmarn (1644)?

Introduction The Battle of Fehmarn (1644) , part of the Torstenson War, took place north-west of the island of Fehmarn, now part of Germany, in the Baltic Sea. A combined Swedish fleet, with a large element of hired Dutch ships, defeated a Danish fleet and took 1000 prisoners, including Ulfeldt, Grabov and von Jasmund. The… Read More