Editors. "Frederick II defeats Austrian troops at Torgau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Frederick II defeats Austrian troops at Torgau (45 words)
Historical Context Note
At the Battle of Torgau, Frederick II of Prussia defeats an Austrian force under the command of Field-Marshal Daun, but at the cost of over 16 000 Prussian troops, as well as almost as many Austrians. The Austrians evacuate all of Saxony except the city of Dresden.17760 Frederick II defeats Austrian troops at Torgau 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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