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the Little Northern War,

During which the following happened:

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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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