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Nature Changes Site of History's Most Famous Last Stand: Bang Go Greece's Defences on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The sea once hugged this pass so closely that a few thousand Greeks could hold off 1.7 million Persians, if the ancient historian Herodotus is to be believed, in the 300-foot wide defile where numerical superiority was useless.

'You Can't Hang Us All': Best Trash Talk In War History

Cracked.com | Posted 04.20.2012 | Weird News

Some one-liners uttered by historical figures during the heat of battle are so awesome that they seem right out of a bombastic Hollywood war movie. ...