Editors. "Battle of Mollwitz; Silesia conquered by Frederick II of Prussia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17442, accessed 29 August 2015.]
Frederick II of Prussia defeats Maria Theresa's Habsburg forces at the Battle of Mollwitz and conquers Silesia. The outcome of the battle is by no means certain, since during the course of the fighting, his cavalry is routed and he flees, but his infantry manages to defeat the Austrians.
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