John Hunyadi and the Late Crusade
A Transylvanian Warlord against the Crescent
Series : From Retinue to Regiment 1435-1618
Author : Andrei Pogăciaș
Not yet published - in Autumn 2020 list
General - Pages : 192 | Images : 20 photos, maps, colour plate section
Paperback - Size : 248mm x 180mm | ISBN : 9781913336424 | Helion Book Code : HEL1268
The book aims to present the life and military exploits of one of the biggest commanders in European medieval history.
The chapters will present his life, the realities of Hungarian and Transylvanian politics, relations with the Ottomans and other states, military strategy and tactics in the battles against the Turk – the defensive battles of 1442, The Long Campaign 1443-44, Varna 1444, Kosovo 1448, Belgrade 1456 and other smaller battles.
There will be a presentation of the structure of Hungarian and Transylvanian armies and the tactics they used.