The Third Crusade 1191: Richard the Lionheart, Saladin and the Struggle for Jerusalem
David NicolleISBN: 1841768685;
Издательство: Osprey Publishing
The clash between King Richard I a "The Lionhearta" of England and Saladin has become legendary. Throughout the ages, military enthusiasts have been fascinated by the strategy of the resolute, heavily armed Anglo-Saxon army versus their more lightly armed opponents. Richarda`s inability to recapture Jerusalem was disappointing, but it proved to the crusaders that Saladin was not invincible. This book describes the struggle that has evolved into a mythic campaign for the Holy City of Jerusalem, providing an in-depth look at the battle, the personalities involved and the tactics employed by each army.
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