Hussite wagon fort

Hussite wagon fort

The Hussites mastered the use of war wagons in the 15th century.



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  • What nationality was Jan Hus?
  • Who established the religious Hussite movement?
  • In which century did the Hussite movement begin?
  • Where was Jan Hus convicted?
  • How did Jan Hus die?
  • Which Holy Roman Emperor was a contemporary of Jan Hus?
  • When did Jan Hus die?
  • The Hussite movement was an important forerunner of which event?
  • Is it true that the Hussites were regarded as the best soldiers in Europe in the middle of the 15th century?
  • How did the Hussites join war wagons together?
  • Into what shape were Hussite wagon forts arranged?
  • Into what shape were Hussite wagon forts arranged?
  • Which weapon was NOT used by the Hussites?
  • Which weapon was NOT used by the Hussites?
  • What type of weapon is the flail?
  • Is it true that the Hussites did not use firearms?
  • Which was NOT an important element of the efficient Hussite warfare?
  • Is it true that many countries' military adopted elements of the Hussite warfare?
  • Which nation did NOT use wagon forts at the time?
  • How many military personnel made up the crew of each war wagon?
  • In which part of Europe did the main elements of the Hussite warfare become widespread?
  • What is a pavise?
  • What is the name of the large standing shield?
  • Which branch of the Hussite army had the most personnel?
  • Which weapon did soldiers fighting on the Hussite war wagon NOT have?


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