Two skeletons and other artifacts dating to the Thirty Years War were found in Stralsund, Germany. Muskets engraved with the owners initials have helped identify the bodies as Hapsburg soldiers.
Swords, pikes, and morning stars were also found in the same trench. The skeletons were still wearing leather shoes and scraps of clothing.
The Thirty Years War took place bwteen 1618-1648 between Protestants and Catholics.