Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Jan Žižka at Grunwald: from mercenary to Czech national hero

Radio Prague |
19 July 2010

The Battle of Grunwald, where 600 years ago the Polish and Lithuanian armies defeated the mighty order of the Teutonic Knights, changed the map of central Europe. The legendary Czech 15th century general Jan Žižka took part in the battle on the side of the Poles.