Editors. "Frederick II defeats Imperial troops at Leuthen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17717, accessed 21 August 2014.]
Frederick II of Prussia defeats a force of Imperial troops at the Battle of Leuthen (present-day Poland). His success is due mainly to the fact that battalions of Protestant soldiers from Württemburg were, in the event, unwilling to attack their fellow Protestant Prussians.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.