Thirty Years War

Second Battle of Breitenfeld
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1642 Oct 23

Second Battle of Breitenfeld

Breitenfeld, Leipzig, Germany

The Second Battle of Breitenfeld was a decisive victory for the Swedish army under the command of Field Marshal Lennart Torstenson over an Imperial Army of the Holy Roman Empire under the command of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria and his deputy, Prince-General Ottavio Piccolomini, Duke of Amalfi.

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