Evaluates the activities of Gustav II Adolf in the Thirty Years War.

Gustav II Adolf, a passionate Lutheran, wanted to weaken the position of Catholicism. In addition, he was driven by the desire to seize the Baltic coast, to turn the kingdom into a strong maritime empire. The talented commander landed in Germany at the head of a small but well-organized regular and professional army, divided according to the type of troops, in which exercises were often conducted. More than half of the army consisted of peasants called up on the basis of constant military service, the soldiers were distinguished by discipline. With such an army, Gustav II Adolf won one victory after another and occupied the lands of southern Germany. He died in 1632 at the Battle of Lutzen.

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