The Battle of Breitenfeld 1631 Hour by Hour | Thirty Years War

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The battle of Breitenfeld (1631) is deemed a major watershed for early modern warfare. Scholars and armchair historians alike have argued that it pitched two entirely different tactical systems against each other. In this view Breitenfeld heralded a new era of warfare. Some, however, think that the tactical components of the battle are overrated. This video presents an in-depth hour by hour analysis of the combat action. It is going to explain the movements of individual tactical units and their respective engagements. This is how contemporary historiography recounts the battle of Breitenfeld.



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