Saturday, March 16, 2024

The Battle of Grunwald

 Did you know that one of the biggest battles of Medieval Europe took place in Poland? Nearly 65,000 soldiers fought in that battle. It effectively ended the Northern Crusades and shifted the balance of power in Central and Eastern Europe. The victorious Polish–Lithuanian union became the dominant regional political and military force.

Because of the growing concern that the current Polish government plans to remove information about notable events in Polish history from school programs, I decided to publish a book about one such event: The Battle of Grunwald. 

For Poles, the Battle of Grunwald is the second most important event in Polish history, right after the Baptism of Poland in 966.

Here is an opportunity to learn about the battle that shaped Eastern Europe into what it is today: