Prussian army at Landeshut suffers crushing defeat

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Landeshut (in present-day Poland), a Prussian army, guarding the passes into Silesia, suffers a crushing defeat at the hands of an Austrian force of twice its size.
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Editors. "Prussian army at Landeshut suffers crushing defeat". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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