Battle of Paltzig, 23 July 1759
Severe Prussian defeat in Seven Years War. A Prussian army of 30,000 men was mauled by the Russians, loosing 8,000 men, and leaving the remaining troops unfit to fight.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J. (3 November 2000), Battle of Paltzig, 23 July 1759, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_paltzig.html