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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2018 12:37 p.m. PST

"You probably haven't heard of most of them, but these little-known Asian battles had a major impact on world history. Mighty empires rose and fell, religions spread and were checked, and great kings led their forces to glory… or ruin.

These battles span the centuries, from Gaugamela in 331 B.C. to Kohima in World War II. While each involved different armies and issues, they share a common impact on Asian history. These are the obscure battles that changed Asia, and the world, forever…."
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goragrad07 Apr 2018 3:57 p.m. PST

Rather interesting perspective in that list. Given the number of battles featuring Islam chosen and the lack of other battles that didn't, not the list I'd have compiled.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2018 3:02 p.m. PST

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Beaumap08 May 2018 4:35 a.m. PST

Not uninteresting, BUT….The Moghul Empire ruled India until 1858???? No significant Chinese battle? None of the great 'Imperial' battles of the 19c?

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