Frederick II defeats Imperial troops at Leuthen (44 words)

Historical Context Note

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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 W├╝rttemburg were, in the event, unwilling to attack their fellow Protestant Prussians.

Editors. "Frederick II defeats Imperial troops at Leuthen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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