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Battlefield
Location type: Battlefield
Location address: Deutschland, Höxter
Number of texts: 1
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The Battle of Warburg was a battle fought on 31 July 1760 during the Seven Years’ War. The Battle was a victory for the Hanoverians and the British against the French. British general John Manners, Marquess of Granby achieved some fame for charging at the head of the British cavalry and losing his hat and wig during the charge. The French lost 1500 men, killed and wounded, around 2,000 prisoners and ten pieces of artillery.

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