[German tahn-uh n-berk]
- a village formerly in East Prussia, now in N Poland: major German victory over the Russians 1914.
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Then he relates some details about the battle of Tannenberg.
In spite of the great reverse at Tannenberg, Russia was not defeated.
They were out for the biggest victory of the Central Empires since Tannenberg.Tell England
To aid the Allies, Russia at Tannenberg made a sacrifice, and lost 200,000 men.With the French in France and Salonika
Richard Harding Davis
Van Hindenburg was completely misled, and began to dream of a new Tannenberg.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 3 (of 10)
James Edward Parrott
- a village in N Poland, formerly in East Prussia: site of a decisive defeat of the Teutonic Knights by the Poles in 1410 and of a decisive German victory over the Russians in 1914Polish name: Stębark
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