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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Apr 2020 11:56 a.m. PST


"There's no escaping the fact that retreats are a natural and necessary part of warfare. When one army gains ground the other, by default, must lose it. However while lost ground often signifies a lost battle, retreat doesn't always have to spell defeat. Some of the retreats featured in this list were borne out of necessity; others were borne out of expediency. But they all have something in common: that whether in terms of survival or scale, the feats achieved by those who retreated were remarkable. Our first story takes us back to the apogee of Classical Greece, and into the heartlands of Asia Minor…"
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