Editors. "Battle of Lobositz". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Frederick II of Prussia has been besieging the Saxon town of Pirna. At the Battle of Lobositz (in Bohemia), the first of the Seven Years' War, he prevents the Austrian army from coming to defend their Saxon allies against attack.