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By Stephen Turnbull, Richard Hook

Through 1400 the lengthy operating clash among the Order of Teutonic Knights and Poland and Lithuania was once coming to a head, partially end result of the 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 all of the enemies of the Teutonic Knights – Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Bohemians, Hungarians, Tartars and Cossacks. This ebook recounts how, while 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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