1410 Tannenberg—Cataclysm of Knights
Lecture no. 13 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
This 15th-century conflict pitted the armies of Poland and Lithuania against the fearsome Germanic order of the Teutonic Knights. Learn about the political background of the bloody confrontation at Tannenberg, the harrowing events on the battlefield, and the deep symbolic significance of the battle that still echoes today.