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1627 – The Battle of Oliwa.

28 November

The naval Battle of Oliwa, took place on this day in 1627 during the Polish-Swedish War. Continue reading “1627 – The Battle of Oliwa.”

1636 – The Battle of Wittstock confirms Swedes are not a spent force

4 October – On this day

The Battle of Wittstock took place during the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). It was fought on this day in 1636. A Swedish-allied army commanded jointly by Johan Banér and Alexander Leslie, decisively defeated a combined Imperial-Saxon army, led by Count Melchior von Hatzfeld and the Saxon Elector John George I. Continue reading “1636 – The Battle of Wittstock confirms Swedes are not a spent force”

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