The Deadliest Battle In History By Fatality Rate

And not a modern weapon in sight

Grant Piper

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(Public domain)

Over two thousand years ago, the armies of Carthage dealt Rome a devastating military blow. The victory was so complete that some modern military historians have deemed it the perfect defeat. On the fields of Cannae, the legendary general Hanibal orchestrated a masterclass on battlefield tactics and secured the deadliest battle…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.