Battle of Wolgast

Battle of Wolgast

Thirty Years War

Battle of Wolgast
Christian IV of Denmark-Norway with his navy. The painting by Vilhelm Marstrand depicts him at the Battle of Colberger Heide, 1644. ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1628 Sep 2

Battle of Wolgast

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, German

Danish forces of Christian IV of Denmark-Norway had made landfall on Usedom and the adjacent mainland, and expelled the imperial occupation forces. An Imperial army commanded by Albrecht von Wallenstein left besieged Stralsund to confront Christian IV. Ultimately, the Danish forces were defeated. Christian IV and a fraction of his landing force were able to escape by ship.

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