065.Kunersdorf - August 12, 1759 - JTS The Seven Years War
|First Side:||Prussian (SYW)|
|Second Side:||Russian (SYW)|
The Battle of Kunersdorf - In 1759, the Austro-Russian alliance managed its closest cooperation of the war, as the main Russian army under Marshal Saltykov linked up with an Austrian force under Loudon. Frederick decided to launch one of his customary flanking attacks, but instead found itself facing the heart of the allied defenses. By the end of the battle, Frederick's army would be shattered in the worst defeat of his career.