On 24 January 1588 Polish-Lithuanian’s commonwealth’s army under Jan Zamoyski met the forces of Maximilian III Habsburg near Byczyna. Result of this battle could decide about taking the Polish throne by Habsburgs or Vasas. Winged hussars fough on the both sides, making this battle particularly fierce and bloody, with about 3000 soldiers killed on both sides.
The battle of Budapest was the last great offensive of the German army during World War II. Throughout entire January German 6th Army tried to force its way to the surrounded Budapest and to destroy Soviet forces located west of the city. Germans used their strongest units at Hungary, going out on a limb.