Battle of Pasewalk

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Battle of Pasewalk
Part of the Pomeranian War (Seven Years' War)
Date 3 October 1760
Location Pasewalk, Germany
Result Swedish victory
 Sweden  Prussia
Commanders and leaders
Sweden Augustin Ehrensvärd Kingdom of Prussia Hans Paul Werner
1,700 men[1] 4,200 men[2]
Casualties and losses
500 killed, wounded and captured[1] 300 killed and wounded[1]

The Battle of Pasewalk was a battle at Pasewalk of the Seven Years' War between Swedish and Prussian forces fought on October 3, 1760.

The Prussian force of 4,200 men under Hans Paul Werner were attempting to seize Pasewalk where a Swedish force of 1,700 men under Augustin Ehrensvärd were stationed. After two failed attacks on the town and several skirmishes outside, the Prussian force, after seven hours of fighting, retreated as the night approached.

Casualties on both sides were severe, Sweden had suffered 500 men in losses, a lot of them captured by Prussian troops taking the nearby redoubts. However, the Prussians suffered 300 men, attempting to storm the main Swedish army at Pasewalk.[1][2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Seven Years' War: Global Views, Mark Danley, Patrick Speelman (2012), Brill. p. 159.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Seven Years War in Europe: 1756-1763, Franz A.J. Szabo (2013), Routledge. p. 298.