The Battle of White Mountain during the Thirty Year's War.
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The Battle of White Mountain was a decisive battle during the Thirty Year's War
The Battle was fought on November 8 1620 in Bílá Hora, near Prague(present-day Czech Republic) between the forces of the Holy Roman Empire,Spain,and the German Catholic League against the rebelling Bohemian States,during the Thirty Year's War between the Catholic and Protestant countries of Europe.
Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sought to make an example of the Bohemian Revolt and sent 25,000 mercenaries to counter their army of 20,000. The demoralized Bohemians then force marched ahead of the Imperials and made defenses at Bílá hora (White Mountain). The Imperial troops then overran their defenses sending the Bohemians into a retreat. Prague then was captured and the Bohemian Revolt crushed,however the Thirty Year's war had only begun.