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1914 – The Battle of Tannenberg

26-30 August

The Battle of Tannenberg saw the German forces under the command of Paul von Hindenburg inflict one of the most complete defeats in military history on the Russian second army.

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1757 – Battle of Rossbach

5 November

The Battle of Rossbach took place on this day in 1757 during the Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) near the village of Roßbach, in the Electorate of Saxony. Continue reading “1757 – Battle of Rossbach”

1466 – The Thirteen Years’ War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn

October

The Thirteen Years’ War also called the War of the Cities, was a conflict fought in 1454–66 between the Prussian Confederation, allied with the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, and the State of the Teutonic Order. Continue reading “1466 – The Thirteen Years’ War ends with the Second Treaty of Thorn”

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