TITLE

Defying the Golden Horde

AUTHOR(S)
Kamenir, Victor
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recalls the war in Kulikovo, Russia led by Grand Prince Dmitry Ivanovich of Moscow against Tatars of the Golden Horde in 1380. Background on the establishment of the Golden Horde by Batu Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan; Support of Lithuanian King Jogaila to the Golden Horde; Preparations made by Ivanovich for the battle on Kulikovo Field near the Don River; Tactics of the Tatar troops to overwhelm the Russian forces; Casualties of the battle.
ACCESSION #
17957646

 

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