By Simon Millar
Osprey's research of 1 of the bloodiest conflicts of the Seven Years' conflict (1756-1763). In January 1758 count number Wilhelm Fermor marched into East Prussia on the head of 45,000 Russians. Frederick the nice was once dismissive of the Russian military and did not take the possibility heavily. With the Russians laying siege to the castle of Cüstrin, Frederick crossed the River Oder and minimize their offer traces. On 25 August the 2 armies met at Zorndorf. This publication info the sour day-long conflict within which the Russian infantry refused to buckle. Casualties have been awful, the Russians wasting virtually part their military. Frederick had controlled to stave off the Russian chance yet his opinion in their military had replaced dramatically.
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