Battle of Landeshut (1760)
|Battle of Landeshut|
|Part of the Third Silesian War (Seven Years' War)|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Ernst von Laudon||Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué (WIA) (POW)|
|Casualties and losses|
774 killed, 2,195 wounded
1,927 killed, 8,315 captured and wounded, 68 guns
A Prussian army of 12,000 men under General Heinrich August de la Motte Fouqué fought an Austrian army of over 28,000 men under Ernst Gideon von Laudon and suffered a defeat, with its commander wounded and taken prisoner. The Prussians lost 10,242 men including 1,927 killed along with 8,315 prisoners as well as 68 guns captured. The Austrians lost 774 killed and 2,195 wounded. The Prussians fought with resolution, surrendering after running out of ammunition.
- Szabo pp.279–280
- Bitwa pod Kamienną Górą (1760 r.) - Schlacht bei Landeshut na portalu polska-org.pl (in Polish)
- Szabo, Franz A.J. The Seven Years War in Europe, 1757-1763. Pearson, 2008.