Jan Hus was betrayed by the Council of Constance and burnedat the stake in 1415. His Bohemian countrymen, however, whobecame known as the 'Hussites,' were not ready to acceptdefeat. An amazing military genius, Jan Zizka (c.1360-1424), emerged to lead them. He took a handful ofpeasants, outfitted them with farm implements, and defeatedmore than 100,000 of the finest knights in the world. Herevived military techniques not used since the Romans anddeveloped a forerunner of the modern tank. All of thisdespite the fact that, for most of this period, he wascompletely blind. This award-winning documentary looks atone of the most amazing, yet overlooked, generals in thehistory of the world.