Prussian army of von Finck capitulates at Maxen

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Maxen, in Saxony, the Prussian army commanded by von Finck is completely dominated by a much larger Austrian army, and ultimately the Prussians are forced to surrender.
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Editors. "Prussian army of von Finck capitulates at Maxen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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