The Battle of Grunwald




 
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August 29th, 2004  
czarninakid
 
 

Topic: The Battle of Grunwald


Anyone familiar with this battle?
August 29th, 2004  
gladius
 
I read about it a excelent book called "Poland" by a famous author, I forget who.

Amazing battle with the Polish and their allies the Lithuanians and Tartars vs. the Tuetonic knights.

One of the key elements in the battle was after the Knights had lined up in battle formation the Polish king refused to engage making his men hide in the woods and let the Knights sit in their battle formations in the hot sun for hours before deciding to attack.
August 29th, 2004  
Jason Bourne
 
Those Teutonice Knights, i read about them, they were real badasses, really tough back then.
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August 29th, 2004  
gladius
 
They started as a band of Knights, they quickly rose to power to become a nation unto themselves. They literary had the power of during that time, of a meduim sized country.