Prussian army at Landeshut suffers crushing defeat (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Prussian army at Landeshut suffers crushing defeat". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17755, accessed 10 December 2016.]