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Poland and Lithuania commemorate 610th anniversary of the Battle of Grunwald

Thursday, July 16, 2020

On July 15, 1410, at Grunwald, Polish-Lithuanian forces and their allies under the leadership of Władysław II Jagiełło defeated the armies of the Teutonic Order and it supporters. The battle is considered one of the most important in medieval European history. The anniversary is usually commemorated by a reconstruction of the battle. Due to the pandemic, the event was limited to a state ceremony in which President Andrzej Duda and…