Tannenberg 1410: Disaster For The Teutonic Knights by Stephen TurnbullTannenberg 1410: Disaster For The Teutonic Knights by Stephen Turnbull

Tannenberg 1410: Disaster For The Teutonic Knights

byStephen TurnbullIllustratorRichard Hook

Paperback | May 20, 2003

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By 1400 the long running conflict between the Order of Teutonic Knights and Poland and Lithuania was coming to a head, partly as a result of the Order's meddling in the internal politics of its neighbours. In June 1410 King Wladislaw Jagiello of Poland invaded the Order's territory with a powerful allied army including all the enemies of the Teutonic Knights - Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Bohemians, Hungarians, Tartars and Cossacks. This book recounts how, when the armies clashed on the wooded, rolling hills near the small village of Tannenberg, the Teutonic Knights suffered a disastrous defeat from which their Order never recovered.
Stephen Turnbull is recognised as one of the world's foremost military historians of the medieval and early modern periods. He first rose to prominence as a result of his book published in 1977, The Samurai: A Military History. Since then he has achieved an equal fame in writing about European military subjects and has had over 30 book...
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Title:Tannenberg 1410: Disaster For The Teutonic KnightsFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 20, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841765619

ISBN - 13:9781841765617

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Table of Contents

Introduction/Chronology/Opposing Commanders/Opposing Armies/Opposing Plans/The Tannenberg/Grunwald Campaign/Aftermath/The Battlefield Today/Bibliography/Index