History of War

KALKA RIVER

“SUBOTAI ORDERS A GENERAL ATTACK. THE RUSSIANS ARE UNREADY FOR THE ASSAULT. THERE IS NO OVERALL COMMANDER TO DIRECT THEM AND THEY HAVE LITTLE IDEA WHAT THE MONGOLS ARE UP TO”

01 THE ALLIES ARRIVE

After a nine-day march from the Dnieper River, the combined army of the Russian princes and Kipchaqs arrives at the Kalka River on 31 May 1223.

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