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The Battle of Thermopylae : Last Stand of The Greeks - Military History Animated.

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The battle of Thermopylae is one of the romanticized battles in history with more misinformation swirling around then actual concrete information.

What is known is that a small Greek force stood against overwhelming odds at the pass of Thermopylae and delayed them over three days of battle.

Sources:
Thermopylae: The Battle For The West - Ernle Bradford

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I'm Imperial Scribe, I make animations about military and naval history as well as war theory. I put out 1-2 major battle videos per month with a number of shorter videos in between.

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Music (outro):
FarAway - Copyrightfreemusic
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Stock sound effects:
https://freesound.org/

May include miscellaneous licensed stock art.

Information is derived from a number of historical sources including websites, historians, and literature. The fog of history is a real thing, even relatively recent events often have sources in disagreement or relying on one another. When possible information is derived from first-hand sources and where not possible information is found by taking multiple second-hand sources. It is not possible for anyone to guarantee perfect historical accuracy, but I do my absolute best to ensure that all information in my videos is well sourced and backed up by historical sources and evidence.

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Thank you very interesting. Everybody needs to hear true facts to dispel Holywood lies.

So sad that the popular 300 movie didn't show the proper way battle against Immortals went. Facing a seemingly similar opponent then feigning retreat and rearranging line again - would be interesting to watch on screen too. Instead we got stupid orc ninjas and total ignorance of line formation.

Well at least the first day was shown somewhat historically accurately so the movie is only half bad.

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