Švitrigaila's army, led by Sigismund Korybut, was split by the attacking Lithuanian–Polish army, led by Michael Žygimantaitis, and soundly defeated.  Švitrigaila, with a small group of followers, managed to escape to Polotsk .
- August 1432 – 1438
- Grand Duchy of Lithuania
- Švitrigaila defeat
Švitrigaila's army, led by Sigismund Korybut, was split by the attacking Lithuanian–Polish army, led by Michael Žygimantaitis, and soundly defeated.  Švitrigaila, with a small group of followers, managed to escape to Polotsk.
The Lithuanian Civil War of 1432–1438 was a conflict over the succession to the throne of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after Vytautas the Great died in 1430 without leaving an heir. The war was fought on the one side by Švitrigaila, allied with the Teutonic Knights, and on the other by Sigismund Kęstutaitis, backed by the Kingdom of Poland. The war threatened to sever the Union of Krewo ...
Mar 01, 2014 · Korybut was imprisoned in 1427 for allegedly conspiring to surrender the Hussite forces to Sigismund of Hungary. He was released in 1428, and participated in the Hussite invasion of Silesia. But after a few years, Korybut returned to Poland with his men.
Lithuanian Civil War
It turned into a demonstration by opponents against Sigismund I the Old’s politics. It is called the Chicken War, since all chickens were eaten around Lwów. Sigismund I the Old ended up dissolving the general mobilization. Sigismund I the Old intervened in Hungary between two men who claimed to be the king of Hungary.
The indignation in Poland and Lithuania was very great. Grand Duke Vitold sent envoys to Prague requesting the Hussites to attack the Duke of Troppau and promising to send troops under his nephew, Prince Sigismund Korybut, who were simultaneously to attack the Silesian princeling.
Hussite Battles and significant events. December 1419, Battle of Nekmer Zizka while besieging Nekmer with some 400 Hussites is attacked by a relief column of some 2000 Royalist cavalry. 7 of Zizka's wagons mounted artillery pieces and were able to inflict heavy casualties on the Royalist troops, allowing the Hussites to retreat.
Following the death of the Polish ruler Sigismund II Augustus on 7 July 1572, Jean de Monluc was sent as the French envoy to Poland to negotiate the election of Henry to the Polish throne in exchange for military support against Russia, diplomatic assistance in dealing with the Ottoman Empire, and financial subsidies.
Aug 29, 2013 · It is purported that many of those who knew the locations of the loot were killed during the war, or later tried by the Allies for war crimes and executed or incarcerated. Yamashita himself was (controversially) convicted of war crimes and executed by the U.S. Army on February 23, 1946.