Battle of the Bridge of Dessau

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Historical Context Note


General Wallenstein, commander of the Imperial forces, defeats Count Mansfeld at the Battle of the Bridge of Dessau. Wallenstein occupies Pomerania and pushes Mansfeld out of Germany through Silesia to Hungary, where he joins forces with the Transylvanian prince Gabor Bethlen.
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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of the Bridge of Dessau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15944, accessed 31 August 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. Thirty Years War