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the Little Northern War,

During which the following happened:

March across the Belts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

In the middle of December the weather shifted, turning into the coldest winter in memory. The seawater between the islands froze, making a ship-borne assault impossible. Engineer Erik Dahlberg was dispatched by the king to ascertain whether the ice would support the weight of the Swedish cavalry and artillery. Dahlberg reported that a crossing over the ice was feasible.


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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Dec 22nd, 2010 at 05:13:53 PM EST
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hmm.  it seems to prove that very bad winter weather prevented the typical type of war
by stevesim on Thu Dec 23rd, 2010 at 05:14:13 PM EST
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...and made a less typical one possible.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Dec 24th, 2010 at 04:34:01 AM EST
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