Second Breitenfeld, (November 2, 1642)

Lennart Torstenson’s military campaign in 1642. LINK Torstensson’s War (1643-1645). In 1643 Christian IV of Denmark contemplated re-entering the German war, this time in alliance with the Habsburgs. As that would seriously jeopardize the Swedish strategic position Oxenstierna decided to pre-empt: he recalled Lennart Torstensson and the main Swedish Army from Moravia and sent them […]

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