Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights by Stephen Turnbull,Richard Hook PDF

By Stephen Turnbull,Richard Hook

through 1400 the lengthy operating clash among the Order of Teutonic Knights and Poland and Lithuania used to be coming to a head, in part as a result Order's meddling within the inner politics of its neighbours. In June 1410 King Wladislaw Jagiello of Poland invaded the Order's territory with a strong allied military together with the entire enemies of the Teutonic Knights – Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Bohemians, Hungarians, Tartars and Cossacks. This booklet recounts how, whilst the armies clashed at the wooded, rolling hills close to the small village of Tannenberg, the Teutonic Knights suffered a disastrous defeat from which their Order by no means recovered.

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