By Jon White, Aaron Asadi

Assessment: a lot of background depends upon victories and defeats in conflict. learn the strategies and methods that formed the world’s most vital campaigns via particular conflict maps, diagrams and poignant photos. comprehend what components contributed to the results and discover how such occasions have formed the id of societies around the globe.

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The vast majority of his military operations were for personal gain and he changed alliances frequently for his own desires. For instance, in 1821 he supported the drive for Mexican independence but turned against its leader, Agustín de Iturbide, just a few years later. The same happened again to President Vincente Guerrero, who Santa Anna helped rise to power but then also plotted his downfall. Perhaps the general’s inest moment was when he fought against a resurgent Spain, who tried to retake Mexico in 1829.

03 09 08 10 02 A fatal betrayal LIBURNIAN FLEET KEY UNIT A type of light galley that allowed the crew to rain down arrows and stones on their enemy. Strength Easy to manoeuvre and take advantage of any mistakes. Weakness Lack of strength makes it vulnerable to ramming attacks from larger ships. PLUMBATA KEY WEAPON Heavy and sharp leadweighted darts crafted from iron with double the range of a full-sized arrow. Strength The extended range makes it capable of wounding and even killing men from a great distance.

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