That allowed the Mongol army to move 50 or even 60 miles a day, several times a Western army during that period could march. Bon Iver Holocene poster. It also gives Mongolians a speed advantage on the battlefield. So two completely different armies face at Wahlstadt. When the engagement at Wahlstadt began, the Europeans were confused because the enemy moved without a shout or a trumpet; All signals are transmitted in a visible way, with a signal and a military flag. Oddly enough, although the general discipline of the Mongols was higher than the knights, their formation looked looser, making it more difficult for Europeans to pinpoint their numbers.