Victory and death for Gustavus Adolphus

DiPalma, R. Matthew
October 1998
Military History;Oct98, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p46
Discusses how Swedish King Gustavus Adolphus fought during the Thirty Years' War in 1630. Religious differences of Germans and Swedes; Victory won by the king at Breitenfeld on September 17, 1631; Accounts of defense forces who joined the war in Sweden.


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