September 25, 2015 cameron

Life Of Alexander The Great #29 – The Battle Of Gaugamela, Part II

In this episode we finish the story of how young King Alexander III of Macedon, in a strange and hot land, out-numbered 5-to-1, wiped the floor with King Darius of Persia with a tactic which almost beggars belief.

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Battle of Gaugamela

Battle of Gaugamela

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Battle of Gaugamela

 

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