Turks take Orsova

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Historical Context Note

The Russo-Habsburg campaign against the Ottoman Turks turns to failure: the Turks take Orsova, the Russians abandon Ochakov and the Emperor Charles VI's troops are subsequently driven back to Belgrade.
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Editors. "Turks take Orsova". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17414, accessed 23 July 2014.]