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Lake Peipus, 1242, Paperback / softback Book

Lake Peipus, 1242 Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Angus McBride

Part of the Osprey Military Campaign S. series


The story of the struggle between the Teutonic Knights and the Russian city state of Novgorod, under their leader Alexander Nevsky.

The Teutonic Knights were a powerful military order with the backing of the crusading zeal of Europe, the blessing of the Pope and the support of the Holy Roman Emperor.

The clash of arms around the frozen shores of Lake Peipus came to be known as "The Battle on the Ice." The text is accompanied by six battlescene artworks and three bird's-eye-view maps showing the course of the battle.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 96 pages, 14 colour and 70 b&w illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781855325531

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