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The People's Crusade

UtherPenguin
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8/15/2015 6:28:36 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
The six month prelude to the first Crusade in which Peter the Hermit thought it would be a great idea to attack Turkish territory before Pope Urban's forces were even ready.

Arguably the biggest cluster-f*k in Military history:

https://www.youtube.com...
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8/15/2015 7:13:45 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 8/15/2015 6:28:36 PM, UtherPenguin wrote:
The six month prelude to the first Crusade in which Peter the Hermit thought it would be a great idea to attack Turkish territory before Pope Urban's forces were even ready.

Arguably the biggest cluster-f*k in Military history:

https://www.youtube.com...

Sounds like they were more of a migrating mob than an army.
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8/17/2015 8:30:43 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
And then his whole "army" got slaughtered but he was found negotiating with the Byzantines a few days later in Constantinople. Quite a man.