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Monday, December 9, 2019

«Morgarten»

November 15, 1315

Battle of Morgarten the...
Battle of Morgarten the Schweizer Eidgenossenschaft ambushes the army of Leopold I. Swiss Confederation force of 1,500 infantry archers ambushed a group of Austrian soldiers of the Holy Roman Empire near the Morgarten Pass. The Swiss, led by Werner Stauffacher, thoroughly defeated the Austrians, who were under the command of Duke Leopold I of Austria.
Morgarten, battle
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