Battle of Batočina

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Not to be confused with Battle of Batočina (1804).
Battle of Batočina
Part of Great Turkish War
Classic Ottoman Army Tactics4.jpg
Date 29–30 August 1689
Location Batočina, central Serbia
Result Austrian victory
Belligerents
 Holy Roman Empire Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Arap Recep Pasha
Units involved
Serbian Militia
Strength
18,000 40,000
Casualties and losses
400 3,000

The Battle of Batočina (Serbian: Битка код Баточине) was fought on 29–30 August 1689[1] near the town of Batočina in the Sanjak of Smederevo (now in central Serbia), between Holy Roman and Ottoman forces during the Great Turkish War (1683–99).

On 29 August 1689 the Serbian Militia under the command of Pavle Nestorović as a vanguard unit of the Habsburg army was victorious against a vanguard unit of the Ottoman army during the Battle of Batočina.[2] The Austrian army was victorious.

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  1. ^ "Die Schlacht von Salankamen, 19" (PDF). Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Tanić, Dejan (2005), Војно-стратешки значај средњег поморавља у Бечком Рату (1683-1699) (PDF) (in Serbian), Istorijski Arhiv Jagodine, p. 73, retrieved 14 December 2011, Претходницу је чинила Српска милиција (хусари), под командом капетана Павла Несторивића Деака. У судару две претходнице, 29. августа 1689. године, код Баточине, Турци су били поражени и потиснути ка својој главнини. 

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