Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook
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.
Publishing House: Osprey Publishing Ltd., New York 2003
Campaign Series, No 122
Softcover book measuring 7.3" x 9.8"
96 pages, illustrations, photographs, maps
English Language Version
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