Battle of Tannenberg (1410)

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Comment by Sean on January 11th, 2011 at 6:09 pm

The article states that the retreat of the Lithuanians was planned. That would imply that it was conducted as a trap. What sources make that observation? Dlugosz states that it was a retreat and that hours later Teutonic Knights were returning with booty and prisoners (taken from the fleeing Lithuanians) when they rejoined the battle. What primary sources conflict with that view?

If the source is a contemporary author, then what sources did he/she use to come to that conclusion?

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