History of War

28 JUNE 1098

01 TURKISH ARROW BARRAGE

Hugh of Vermandois’ vanguard of Norman and Flemish troops emerges unopposed from the Bridge Gate on the west side of the city. A force of Seljuk light cavalry archers showers the crusaders with arrows. Holding their shields aloft to ward off the arrows, the crusaders scatter the Seljuk archers. They

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