Top 10 Sneaky and Genius Battlefield Tactics in War History

Posted on Apr 20, 2016

3. Gideon Against Midianites

Gideon Against Midianites
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Gideon the Israelite, on a contrary had a greater number of soldiers than he actually needed. His army of 32 000 soldiers was first cut to 10 000, and then, all the work was done by 300 of them. This 300 soldiers surrounded the Midianite’s valley on three sides and attacked with howling: “A Sword for the Lord!”. Midianites retreated to the right side where the rest of the Gideon’s army waited.
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