- n. a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians
“Memel region, place called Tannenberg, where there is still "a church-yard to be seen," if little more, the Teutsch Ritters had, unexpectedly, a terrible defeat; consummation of their Polish miscellaneous quarrels of long standing; and the end of their high courses in this world.”
“RL: Anything to do with the Baltic Crusades and the Battle of Tannenberg, 1410, which is my latest project.”
“Hindenburg and Ludendorff stopped the Russian advance at Tannenberg and expelled the Russians from East Prussia in the Battle of the Masurian Lakes in September 1914.”
“With the debacle in the Battle of Tannenberg in the Fall of 1914, the Germans blunted the Russian offensive.”
“Ludendorff and Hindenburg became a team; they successfully stopped the Russian advance at Tannenberg and destroyed two Russian armies in the Battle of the Masurian Lakes in 1914.”
“Tannenberg 1410: Disaster for the Teutonic Knights.”
“By the Summer of 1914, the Germans also began to incarcerate great numbers of Russian prisoners due to their victory at the Battle of Tannenberg in East Prussia.”
“To set the scene, the Imperial Russian Army has just been annihilated at 'The Battle of Tannenberg' and the Russian commander, General Samsonov, is forced to flee by foot ....”
“The names of the typefaces -- Deutschland, National, Tannenberg -- reveal this connection.”
“He survived the Masurian disasters of August 1914, when the two Russian armies invading Prussia were destroyed by the German defenders in what was misleadingly named the Battle of Tannenberg.”
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